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Thumbs up Australia : hitchhiking the outback

Author: Tom Parry
Publisher: London ; Boston, Mass. : Nicholas Breasley Publ., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hitching lifts with the desert's dodgiest drivers and taking breaks in the roughest roadhouses, this is Tom Parry's witty, warts-and-all tale of hitchhiking 8,000 miles across - and around - the  Read more...

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Named Person: Tom Parry; Tom Parry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Parry
ISBN: 185788390X 9781857883909
OCLC Number: 225562859
Notes: Maps on inside covers.
Awards: Short-listed for Dolman First Travel Book Award 2007
Description: 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1 Where Woop Woop Begins 1 --
2 The Overland Telegraph Song Line 23 --
3 Outback Rules of Thumb 43 --
4 Breakdown on the Gibber Plain 63 --
5 Sacred Sightseeing 85 --
6 Dead Heartache 107 --
7 Croc Monsieur 127 --
8 Going Troppo 149 --
9 Burke's Great Bugger All 169 --
10 How Mount Sorrow Got Its Name 191 --
11 Roadtrain Rage 209 --
12 Pacific Highway Paradise 225 --
13 The Lucky Country 243 --
14 Hopping to the Finishing Line 259 --
15 Stuart Highway Blues 275.
Responsibility: Tom Parry.
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Traversing 8,000 miles of Australian outback with a reluctant French girlfriend makes an entertaining read. * Traveller magazine * Tom Parry took on one of the marathons of hitchhiking. He has Read more...

 
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