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Swords and crowns and rings

Author: Ruth Park; Alice Pung
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : The Text Publishing Company, 2012.
Series: Text classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growing up in an Australian country town before World War I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and innocent in their love for each other. But Jackie is a dwarf and his devotion to the beautiful Cushie is condemned by her parents. This is the story of their lifelong odyssey and of the triumph of a special kind of courage.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Park; Alice Pung
ISBN: 9781922079510 1922079510
OCLC Number: 806387540
Awards: Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 1977 (Australia)
Description: 448 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Text classics.
Responsibility: by Ruth Park ; [introduction, "Against Calamitous Odds," by Alice Pung].

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Growing up in an Australian country town before World War I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and innocent in their love for each other. But Jackie is a dwarf and his devotion to the beautiful Cushie is condemned by her parents. This is the story of their lifelong odyssey and of the triumph of a special kind of courage.

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