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Possum on a cold tin roof

Author: Charlie Janes
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Possum on a Cold Tin Roof, Charlie recounts his adventures and mishaps while repairing the new airstrip and making a home away from home out of the dilapidated hut on the runway. Poachers and possums get more than they bargained for, and Charlie is hard on those he finds taking more than their share from the land, but hospitality is his second name, and there's always shelter and a brew for those who need it.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Charlie Janes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Janes
ISBN: 0790006421 9780790006420
OCLC Number: 45549994
Notes: "Recounts his adventures ... while repairing the new airstrip and ... the dilapidated hut on the runway ... A yarn from the New Zealand hills"--Back cover.
Description: 184 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, color portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Charlie Janes.

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In Possum on a Cold Tin Roof, Charlie recounts his adventures and mishaps while repairing the new airstrip and making a home away from home out of the dilapidated hut on the runway. Poachers and possums get more than they bargained for, and Charlie is hard on those he finds taking more than their share from the land, but hospitality is his second name, and there's always shelter and a brew for those who need it.

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