Author Event ‘Behind the Legend: Charles Todd’ by Denis Cryle on Saturday, 5th August 2017 at 1pm at Red Kangaroo Books
Red Kangaroo Books is delighted to invite you to an author event.
Behind the Legend: The many worlds of Charles Todd
by Denis Cryle
1pm, Saturday 5th August 2017
at Red Kangaroo Books
79 Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0871
Denis Cryle will be talking about his book and will be available for questions and book signing.
Tea/Coffee will be provided.
RSVP to [email protected] or call us on (08) 8953 2137
Entitled Behind the Legend, the many worlds of Sir Charles Todd, Denis Cryle’s biography is the culmination of over thirty years of research by three historians. Cherished in his day as both a leader and communicator on matters scientific and technological,
Charles Todd is best known for conceiving and supervising the building of the Overland Telegraph Line (OTL).
During his fifty years of service as a senior science practitioner and administrator Todd achieved many firsts in science and technology. Denis Cryle’s full-length biography sets down for the first time the full breadth of the his contributions to building the scientific and technical underpinnings of modern Australia.
Denis Cryle has published widely in the fields of Australian colonial history and biography, as well as on Commonwealth communications, telegraphy and the newspaper press. His books and edited collections include: Murdoch’s Flagship (2008), Consent and Consensus (2005), Disreputable Profession (1997) and The Petrie Family (1992). He is an Emeritus Professor at Central Queensland University.
Saturday 5 August 2017
- 1pm – 2pm
Red Kangaroo Books
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