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Jon Stephen Cleary (22 November 1917 – 19 July 2010) was an Australian writer and novelist.
Jon Stephen Cleary (22 November 1917 – 19 July 2010) was an Australian writer and novelist. He wrote numerous books, including The Sundowners (1951), a portrait of a rural family in the 1920s as they move from one job to the next, and The High Commissioner (1966), the first of a long series of popular detective fiction works featuring Sydney Police Inspector Scobie Malone. A number of Cleary's works have been the subject of film and television adaptations.
The Green Helmet book. Jon Stephen Cleary was born in Sydney, New South Wales, into a working class family as the eldest of seven children. When Clearly was only 10, his father Matthew was condemned to six months' imprisonment for stealing £5 from his baker's delivery bag, in an attempt have money to feed his family. Cleary's mother, Ida, was a fourth-generation Australian. From his parents Cleary inherited a strong sense of just and unjust and his belief in family values. Cleary was educated at the Marist Brothers school in Randwick, New South Wales.
The Green Helmet is a 1961 British film starring Bill Travers, Ed Begley and Sid James. The film is centred on a British motor racing team. It is based on a novel by Australian author Jon Cleary. Cleary wrote the original novel in the 1950s.
Directed by. Michael Forlong. Cleary and his wife had lived in Italy for a year and became familiar with the motor races there Production. Film rights were bought by MGM who hired Cleary to adapt his own novel
Below you'll find a Jon Cleary books list, including published and even unpublished works.
Below you'll find a Jon Cleary books list, including published and even unpublished works. Any type of book or journal citing Jon Cleary as a writer should appear on this list. The full bibliography of the author Jon Cleary below includes book jacket images whenever possible. Everything from Dark Summer to Endpeace is included on this poll.
The Green Helmet (novel). The Green Helmet (1957) is a novel by Australian author Jon Cleary.
1959) A novel by Jon Cleary. Genre: General Fiction. Used availability for Jon Cleary's The Green Helmet. April 1983 : UK Hardback. December 1986 : UK Audio Cassette.
Jon Stephen Cleary (born 22 November 1917) is an Australian author. Cleary worked as a journalist for the Australia News and Information Bureau in London from 1948-49 and in New York from 1949-51. Born in Erskineville Sydney, Australia, Cleary has written many books, among them "Sundowners" (1951) and "The High Commissioner" (1966), the first of a long series of popular detective fiction works featuring Sydney Police Inspector Scobie Malone. A number of Cleary's works have been the subject of film or television adaptations. Written by. Jon Cleary.
Reader's Digest Association. The green helmet, by Jon Cleary. Dunbar's cove, by Borden Deal. The twentieth Maine, by John J. Pullen. Life at Happy Knoll, by John P. Marquand. The horsecatcher, by Mari Sandoz.