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Author: HERBERT, XAVIER.
Title: Larger Than Life: Twenty Short Stories.
Description: Sydney Angus & Robertson, 1963. 1st ed. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), top edge minimally foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned & foxed (minor edgewear, white background rear cover little marked, spine ends little chipped, spine lightly faded). 248 pp. The stories in this light-hearted book range from goats, buffaloes, crocodiles, cattle, to Chinese, Japanese, Aborigines, Greeks, racing, boxing, mining, flying, peanuts, pandanus and papaws. They are centered in Australia's tropic north and go from the days of leisure on horse and buckboard, to the present when cattlemen and policeman dash about in aeroplanes. By the author of "Capricornia".
Keywords: australian fiction, short stories
Price: AUD 18.00 = appr. US$ 12.45 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 28070
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