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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English



  • Australia


  • Short stories, Australian.,
  • Australia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementselected by Walter Murdoch and Henrietta Drake-Brockman.
ContributionsMurdoch, Walter, Sir, 1874-1970., Drake-Brockman, Henrietta, 1901-1969.
LC ClassificationsPR9617.32 .C58 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 447 p. ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL409908M
ISBN 100195506197
LC Control Number98111392

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