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Elephants in the Bush and other Yamatji Yarns.

Author: Clarrie Cameron
Publisher: Sydney : Magabala Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A huge snake takes refuge under the body of a napping grandfather. A sixteen year old girl keeps three hundred head of cattle together for a couple of weeks without loosing a beast. A young Aboriginal boy witnesses a man being thrown off a train onto a remote railway siding for being Jewish. Two trackers lead a police party deep into the desert to apprehend a murderer and rescue a young, abducted woman. From station  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cameron, Clarrie.
Elephants in the Bush and other Yamatji Yarns.
Sydney : Magabala Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clarrie Cameron
ISBN: 9781922142160 1922142166 9781922142153 1922142158 9781922142177 1922142174
OCLC Number: 862794757
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction and Acknowledgements; Map; Milyura (snake) on the Loose; Gami Munjal; Elephants in the Bush; Christmas and Jack; The Bachelor; The Runaway; Tjoornoo (waterhole); Dead Man Walking; Rooftop Refuge; Blackfella Gaol; Glossary; About the Author.

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A huge snake takes refuge under the body of a napping grandfather. A sixteen year old girl keeps three hundred head of cattle together for a couple of weeks without loosing a beast. A young Aboriginal boy witnesses a man being thrown off a train onto a remote railway siding for being Jewish. Two trackers lead a police party deep into the desert to apprehend a murderer and rescue a young, abducted woman. From station life to dusty outback towns, Clarrie Cameron recreates the campfire yarns of his past on the page by deftly weaving together anecdote, wit and allegory. He captures the peculiariti.

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