Author Fairbanks Presents New Book of Australian Culture

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Collection of 10 stories takes readers into the reality of Outback life and more.

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It encompasses love, revenge, debauchery, wonder, loss and uncertainty, but a common thread of hope emerges.

The new bookThe Old Man in the Mountain and Other Stories” (published by Balboa Press) from author Fairbanks (the pen name of author Peter Dietz) is an eccentric and eclectic collection of short stories, poetry and other writings that offers unique insight into contemporary life in the Aussie Outback, Aboriginal life and urban living.

Exploring widely diverse settings – from the wilds of the Australian Outback to urban adventures to biblical lands – this collection celebrates what it is to be Australian. It encompasses love, revenge, debauchery, wonder, loss and uncertainty, but a common thread of hope emerges.

An excerpt from the table of contents of “The Old Man in the Mountain and Other Stories”:

“Heaven on Earth
Man in the Mirror
The Magnetic Man
Tiw’s Day
Diptera Downs
The Smouldering Stump
A Fireside Letter”

“The Old Man in the Mountain and Other Stories”
By Fairbanks
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 282 pages | ISBN 9781452511498
E-Book | 282 pages | ISBN 9781452511504
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

The author was conceived in Fairbanks, Alaska, and honors his place of origin with his pen name. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, he immigrated to Australia in the 1970s. He has enjoyed a full career as a teacher, including work in remote Aboriginal schools in central Australia. Currently, he operates a remote campground in the Outback.

Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc. – a leading provider in publishing products that specialize in self-help and the mind, body, and spirit genres. Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, LLC, authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages of the self-publishing model. For more information, visit balboapress.com. To start publishing your book with Balboa Press, call 877-407-4847 today. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter.

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