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Almost every day for 35 years, Arthur Stace spent hours writing a single word – Eternity – on and around the streets of Sydney. Sometimes his mission took him much further afield, to country New South Wales and even to Melbourne. 

Stace’s identity was a mystery for more than two decades. Then, after his ‘unmasking’ in 1956, he became a reluctant folk hero. By the time he died, in 1967, his was a household name and the word Eternity was ingrained in the soul of Sydney. It still is. 

In this long-awaited biography, the full story of Arthur Stace’s life is told for the first time in vivid and often surprising detail. Drawing upon many original sources, some never before made public, this book will engross Christians and non-believers alike – anyone who loves a great Australian story. 

Key features
 • The first biography of Arthur Stace to have been written – one of the world’s great graffiti artists and one of the most significant and interesting figures in Australian Christian history. 
• Includes new information from previously unavailable source material 
• Over 80 illustrations, both B&W within the text and in colour plates 
• Excerpts from personal communications with Arthur Stace 
• Extensive notes from a wide range of source material 
• Well written, with an engaging style of narrative

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Product Details

Product #: 694228

Status: Current Title

Date Published: 31 Oct 2017

ISBN-13: 9780994616654

Publisher: Acorn Press

Subjects: Books - Autobiography/Biography / Books - Australian Author

Category: Books - Biographies