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The essential Henry Lawson : the best works of Australia's greatest writer

Author: Henry Lawson; Brian Kiernan
Publisher: South Yarram, Vic. : Currey O'Neil, [19--]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of Lawson's finest and most popular prose and verse.--Blurb.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Lawson; Brian Kiernan
ISBN: 0859020576 9780859020572
OCLC Number: 10045480
Notes: "A Currey O'Neil book."--Title page verso.
Description: 399 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: From Mudgee Hills to London town : a critical biography of Henry Lawson --
A song of the Republic --
Faces in the street --
Andy's gone with cattle --
His father's mate --
The Blue Mountains --
The roaring days --
The teams --
Middleton's rouseabout --
The watch on the kerb --
The water-lily --
Freedom on the Wallaby --
The Ballad of Mabel Clare --
The captain of the push --
A visit of condolence --
A day on a selection --
The drover's wife --
The city bushman --
The bush undertaker --
In a dry season --
The Union buries its dead --
When the 'Army' prays for Watty --
Mitchell : a character sketch --
On the edge of a plain --
Another of Mitchell's plans for the future --
'Rats' --
Sweeney --
Hungerford --
In a wet season --
The Darling River --
Stiffner and Jim (thirdly Bill) --
Australian bards and bush reviewers --
Going blind --
The star of Australasia --
Steelman's pupil --
The geological spieler --
Reedy River --
The sliprails and the spur --
The old bark school Mr Smellingscheck --
The uncultured rhymer to his cultured critics --
Written afterwards --
A bluff that failed --
The iron-bark chip --
The hero of Redclay --
Second class wait here --
'Past carin'' --
From Joe Wilson and his mates (Joe Wilson's courtship ; Brighten's sister-in-law ; 'Water them geraniums' ; A double buggy at Lahey's Creek ; The loaded dog ; Telling Mrs Baker) --
Going on the land --
From Children of the bush (The shearers ; Send around the hat ; The shearer's dream ; That pretty girl in the army ; The men who made Australia) --
A child in the dark and a foreign father --
The wander light --
To Hannah --
The last review --
Drifting apart --
Autobiography --
'Succeeding' : a sequel to 'Pursuing literature' --
Ah Soon --
Johnson's jag --
'I'll bide' --
The song of the Dardanelles --
Black bonnets --
Posts and rails --
Previous convictions --
On the night train.
Responsibility: selection and biography by Brian Kiernan.

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Collection of Lawson's finest and most popular prose and verse.--Blurb.

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