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Classic Australian short stories

Author: Price WarungBarbara BayntonDowel O'Reilly.Henry LawsonSteele RuddAll authors
Publisher: Melbourne : Wren Pub., 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection of thirty-eight stories offers brilliant flashes of Australia, it's past and present society, for all who enjoy this genre and are interested in its development.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Classic Australian short stories.
Melbourne : Wren Pub., 1974
(OCoLC)592465358
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Price Warung; Barbara Baynton; Dowel O'Reilly.; Henry Lawson; Steele Rudd; Lance Skuthorpe.; Henry Handel Richardson; Norman Lindsay; Katharine Susannah Prichard; Vance Palmer; Frank Dalby Davison; Alan Marshall; John Morrison; Gavin Casey; Dal Stivens; Hal Porter; Patrick White; Kylie Tennant; D E Charlwood; Frank J Hardy; Harry H Marks; David Denholm; Elizabeth Harrower; Barry Oakley; John Riviere Morris; June Factor; Morris Lurie; Frank Moorhouse; Michael Wilding; Peter Carey; Judah L Waten; Stephen Murray-Smith
ISBN: 0858850370 9780858850378 0858850753 9780858850750
OCLC Number: 1871372
Description: x, 352 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Lieutenant Darrell's predicament / Price Warung --
Billy Skywonkie / Barbara Baynton --
Cros / Dowell O'Reilly --
A child in the dark, and a foreign father / Henry Lawson --
The Union buries its dead / Henry Lawson --
the lost soul's hotel / Henry Lawson --
Shootin the moon / Henry Lawson --
The champion bullock-driver / Lance Skuthorpe --
The expulsion of Annie Johns / Henry Handel Richardson --
An interfering adult / Norman Lindsay --
The cooboo / Katharine Susannah Prichard --
Jettisoned / Vance Palmer --
The wasteland / Frank Dalby Davison --
'Tell us about the turkey, Joe' / Alan Marshall --
Trees can speak / Alan Marshall --
The three-legged bitch / Alan Marshall --
All through the night / John Morrison --
Pioneers / John Morrison --
Miner's holiday / Gavin Casey --
The pepper-tree / Dal Stivens --
Neighbours / Judah Waten --
The knife / Judah Waten --
Mr. Jefferson's tune / Hal Porter --
Clay / Patrick White --
The antagonists / Kylie Tennant --
Reception at Kerry Hills / Don Charlwood --
The load of wood / Frank Hardy --
The fat girl / Harry Marks --
The keeper of the night / David Forrest --
The cost of things / Elizabeth Harrower --
Father Carrol / Barry Oakley --
'Onward Christian Soldiers' / John Riviere Morris --
The wedding / June Factor --
A king of the road / Morris Lurie --
Becker on the moon / Frank Moorhouse --
Tell no more / MIchael Wilding --
A windmill in the west / Peter Carey.
Other Titles: Australian short stories
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Judah Waten and Stephen Murray-Smith.

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This selection of thirty-eight stories offers brilliant flashes of Australia, it's past and present society, for all who enjoy this genre and are interested in its development.

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