EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ross Coulthart, author of Charles Bean, chats to John Purcell

by |October 15, 2014


Ross Coulthart’s Charles Bean is a featured title in HarperCollins’ Booktoberfest Showcase, click here for more details

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by Ross Coulthart

CEW Bean’s wartime reports and photographs mythologised the Australian soldier and helped spawn the notion that the Anzacs achieved something nation-defining on the shores of Gallipoli and the battlefields of western Europe. In his quest to get the truth, Bean often faced death beside the Diggers in the trenches of Gallipoli and the Western Front – and saw more combat than many. But did Bean tell Australia the whole story of what he knew? In this fresh new biography Ross Coulthart explores the man behind the legend.

About the Author

From Channel 7’s Sunday Night, Ross Coulthart is one of Australia’s leading investigative journalists. He has won a Logie and five Walkley journalism awards including the Gold Walkley. Ross is the author of the magnificent Lost Diggers. Like CEW Bean, Ross Coulthart studied law, became a journalist and has covered conflicts in hostile war zones such as East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. He has always admired Bean’s courage and scrupulous honesty, and now he brings his journalist’s eye to the real story of the man who was one of Australia’s earliest embedded war reporters.

 Ross Coulthart’s Charles Bean is a featured title in HarperCollins’ Booktoberfest Showcase, click here for more details

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