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The best Australian trucking stories

Author: Jim Haynes
Publisher: [Ultimo, N.S.W.] : ABC Books ; Tullamarine, Vic. : Bolinda Audio, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To be a truckie is often to be tough. Tough in so far as you can cope with breakdowns, weather, stock and even politics. This is the message that comes through many of these stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humor, tragedy, and fascinating history of their world. The trucker's job-so vital to everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories that will make  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Haynes
ISBN: 9781743198933 1743198930
OCLC Number: 812997992
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Jim Haynes.
Description: 6 audio discs (CD) (7 hr., 35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. ; in container
Responsibility: written and read by Jim Haynes.

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To be a truckie is often to be tough. Tough in so far as you can cope with breakdowns, weather, stock and even politics. This is the message that comes through many of these stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humor, tragedy, and fascinating history of their world. The trucker's job-so vital to everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories that will make you laugh and cry, and keep you on the edge of your seat. The unlikely yarns and bizarre tales, collected by Jim Haynes, quickly transport the reader into the intriguing but often hard and lonely world of the long-distance truck driver.

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