Find Books

This only searches the 12,000+ titles on this website, not the 400,000+ books in our shops!

Geordie: Orphan of the Empire

Welsh, L. P.


Sold Out

Lionel Welsh arrived in Western Australia in 1947 as a child migrant. His autobiography, Geordie – Orphan of the Empire, tells of his harrowing upbringing at Boys Town, Bindoon, and in later years, his battle with alcoholism.

x, 164 p. : 1 port. ; 20 cm.  #0521

Welsh, L. P. (Lionel P.), 1936-  |  Boys Town (Bindoon, W.A.)  |  Alcoholics — Australia — Biography.  |  Church work with youth — Western Australia — Catholic Church.

Additional Information

AuthorWelsh, L. P.
Number of pagesx, 164
PublisherP & B Press,Como Perth WA
Year Published1990
Binding Type


Book Condition

Very Good +

Elizabeth’s Bookshops have been one of Australia’s premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth’s family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse.

All items can be viewed at Elizabeth’s Bookshop Warehouse, 23 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle WA.
Click & Collect (no postage cost!) is available at all branches.