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No place like Pekina : a story of survival

Author: John Mannion; Malcolm McKinnon; Pekina 125 Committee.
Publisher: [Pekina, S. Aust.] : Pekina 125 Committee, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mannion; Malcolm McKinnon; Pekina 125 Committee.
ISBN: 0959815716 9780959815719
OCLC Number: 222567247
Notes: "Celebrating 125 years of European settlement"--Cover., p. [1].
Description: 384 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 21 x 30 cm
Contents: No place like Pekina: a story of survival --
A resilient community --
Disappeared people --
Early settlers and family life --
Observing the Sabbath --
School days --
Town service --
The Pekina Hotel --
The Pekina Hall --
Sheds and tractors: a history of farming practices --
Sport: the other religion --
Natural disasters and world events --
Tall tales and wonderful stories --
The floating population, and useful outsiders --
Living and dying in Pekina --
A Pekina roll call: family stories.
Responsibility: researched by John Mannion ; written by John Mannion and Malcolm McKinnon ; with contributions from members of the Pekina community, past and present.

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