NEVER SAY NEVER: My Life

By: Derham, Peter

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139pp., two unpaginated illustrated sections: one b/white halftone plates, the other in colour. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographically-illustrated, montage-style card wrapper has some minor pressure marks, else trivial edgewear. Textblock unmarked. The author was born into a relatively well-to-do family in Toorak, Victoria in August, 1925. During his life he spent several years in the Australian military (A.I.F. and Navy), completed a science degree at university, and became a leader in the plastics industry via his father's company Nylex. Later still he became heavily involved in philanthropy, spent time in the Antarctic, was a lobbyist for a better Australia to governments of all persuasions. In retirement he founded a highly successful winery, and limited his time to two boards, five charities, and his family . . . (Sir) Peter J. Derham died from a stroke on 24th September, 2008. Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters. Book weight approx. 200g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: NEVER SAY NEVER: My Life

Author Name: Derham, Peter

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Brolga Publishing: 2005

ISBN Number: 192078571X

ISBN Number 13: 9781920785710

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012959

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Industrialists, Nylex Corporation, Company Executives, Victoria (Australia), Derham, Peter J., 1925-2008, Philanthropists