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The Larrikin streak

The Larrikin streak

Australian writers look at the legend

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Published by Pan Macmillan Publishers Australia in Chippendale, Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Clem Gorman.
ContributionsGorman, Clem.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/02603 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1632807M
ISBN 10072510628X
LC Control Number91182617

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Ross, K.G., "'Breaker' Morant – Posh Larrikin", pp. 4–9 in Gorman, C. (ed), The Larrikin Streak: Australian Writers Look at the Legend, Sun Books, (Chippendale), ISBN X Ross, Kenneth, "The Truth About Harry", The Age, 26 February This was written on the hundredth anniversary of Morant's execution and the twenty Born: 4 June (age 78), East Brunswick, Victoria. From the true-blue Crocodile Hunter to the blue humour of Stiffy and Mo, from the Beaconsfield miners to the Sentimental Bloke, Australia has often been said to possess a 'larrikin streak'.


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