Retreat Australia fair and other great Australian legends
Hutchinson Australia, Oct 26, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 191 pages
Comic satirical work from the well-known author, comprising Australian folklore and commentary. Includes controversial and humorous tales ranging from why dingoes prefer younger women to the truth about Fine Cotton (horse-substitution case). Told in conjunction with Hardy's faithful offsider TTruthful Jones' who also collaborated on the book's precursor, TGreat Australian Legends'.
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