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The Lucky Country

Reflections and Reminiscences of a Long-Term Immigrant

Christo Moskovsky

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01 February 2022
What does Australia look like to a complete newcomer? What are Australia's people like - nice or naughty, friendly or hostile, generous or stingy? What are Australia's social and cultural norms, and what are her politics? Almost three decades ago Christo Moskovsky was this complete newcomer and since then he has been trying to answer questions like these. This book contains Christo's impressions, observations and insights generated over the course of his Australian journey, as well as a broader commentary on social, cultural and political aspects of life in Australia. It is specifically Christo's pre-Australian life experience which affords him a unique vantage point and a greater capacity to appreciate the true greatness of Australia. This book is a portrait of Australia painted by a first-generation immigrant offering a perspective that we do not commonly see in Australia's public discourse.

Christo Moskovsky was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria's capital. In 1993, when Christo was in his mid-30s, he and his family moved to Australia and started a new life here. Christo has recently retired from the University of Newcastle after a 25-year tenure as a linguistics lecturer. He's been a keen observer of Australian politics and public affairs.
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Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   245g
ISBN:   9781922449955
ISBN 10:   1922449954
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Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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