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DE ARAUGO, Tess (S.)

DE ARAUGO, Tess (S.). Also writes as Tess De Araugo-O'Mullane. Australian, b. 1930. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Adult non-fiction, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, History. Career: Assistant and secretary in family businesses in Melbourne, Australia, 1945-51, and Barham, New South Wales, Australia, 1954-57; coowner of a business in Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1956-60; proprietor of a plant nursery in Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, 1968-78; co-owner of a taxicab business in Chelsea, Victoria, Australia, 1978-84; Peninsula Taxi Cooperative, co-owner, 1984-89; writer. Publications: (ed. with P. Pepper), You Are What You Make Yourself to Be: The Story of a Victorian Aboriginal Family, 1842-1980, 1980, rev. ed., 1989; (with P. Pepper) What Did Happen to the Aborigines of Victoria! Volume I: The Kurnai of Gippsland, 1985; Boonoorong on the Mornington Peninsula, 1993; Dear Fethers, 2000. Contributor to books. Address: 19 Grenville Grove, Rosebud West, VIC 3940, Australia.

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