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Author Heseltine, Harry P.

Title The penguin book of Australian short stories / edited and introduced by Harry Heseltine
Published Ringwood, Vic : Penguin Books Australia, 1976


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.008301 H5845/P  AVAILABLE
Description 290 pages ; 18 cm
Series Penguin Books ; 4303
Penguin books ; 4303
Contents How muster-master stoneman earned his breakfast / Price Warung [William Astley] -- When the wolf was at the door / Steele Rudd [Arthur Hoey Davis] -- Send round the hat / Henry Lawson -- Squeaker's mate / Barbara Baynton -- The haunted corner / Edward Dyson -- Happiness / Katharine Susannah Prichard -- The giraffe's uncle / Les Robinson -- The rainbow-bird / Vance Palmer -- Return of the hunter / Frank Dalby Davison -- The persimmon tree / Marjorie Barnard -- Talking ground / Gavin Casey -- Night / Peter Cowan -- Tell us about the turkey, Jo / Alan Marshall -- Shots in the orchard / Brian James [John Tierney] -- The cowboy from town / E.O. Schlunke -- A man's world / John Morrison -- Fiend and friend / Hal Porter -- Down at the dump / Patrick White -- English lesson / Elizabeth Harrower -- Barbecue / Desmond O'Grady -- The demo / Thelma Forshaw -- Warrigal / Dal Stivens -- Five incidents concerning the flesh and the blood / Frank Moorhouse -- As boys to wanton flies / Michael Wilding -- Report on the shadow industry / Peter Carey
Summary Stories explore the experience of daily life in the bush and urban areas of Australia
Analysis Australia Social life and customs Fiction
Short stories, Australian
Australia Social life and customs Fiction
Short stories in English. Australian writers. Anthologies
Short stories, Australian
Notes Short stories in English. Australian writers. Anthologies (ANB/PRECIS SIN 000734x)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Short stories, Australian.
Australia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Author Heseltine, Harry, 1931- editor
LC no. 77364797
ISBN 0140043039
Other Titles Australian short stories
Australian short stories