4 edition of Great Australian writers. found in the catalog.
Great Australian writers.
|Other titles||I can jump puddles., Wake in fright., The fringe dwellers., The breaker.|
|Contributions||Marshall, Alan, 1902-, Cook, Kenneth, 1929-, Gare, Nene., Denton, Kit.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||748|
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