A fabulous chunk of Australiana in this wide selection of anecdotes compiled by John Laws and Christopher Stewart that ranges through Australia’s history: from the First Fleet to the rock ‘n’ roll of the 1950s, these are fascinating stories that detail the people and events that helped shape the Australian legend.  There’s heroism, perseverance, strange coincidences genius, tragedy and warfare. And with every tale, no matter how well-known – there was always a little more to it.