ACROSS THE GREEN BORDER
A border without checkpoints
A novel by Barry Flanagan
Barry Flanagan was born in a coal mining town in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia. Having completed his schooling he worked in the industrial city of Newcastle before forging a career in the Defence Forces with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). After six years maintaining and servicing the French built, Mirage III supersonic aircraft - including two of those years in Singapore and Malaya - he opted for a new career in the underground coal mining industry eventually completing a Bachelor of Teaching.
With his partner, Barbara, to whom he dedicates all of his novels, he is a committed traveller having visited the seven continents including an unforgettable journey to Macquarie Island and Antarctica. He shook flippers with the King penguins and visited century-old huts on the Ross Sea peninsula constructed by the expeditionary teams captained by Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Earnest Henry Shackleton.