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Les Carlyon, author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling GALLIPOLI, was born in northern Victoria in 1942 into a family steeped in horses and racing. He has been editor of the Melbourne Age and editor-in-chief of the Herald and Weekly Times group. He has won the Walkley Award, the Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award and the Carlton & United Best Australian Sports Writing Award (three times). He still rides occasionally, but only when no one is looking.

Books by Les Carlyon

True Grit: Revised and Updated

Four decades of tales from the turf from Australia's leading writer on history and horses, Les Carlyon.

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