A Double Buggy at Lahey's Creek single work   short story  
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
First known date: 1899-1900 Issue Details: First known date: 1899-1900 1899-1900
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Joe Wilson puts off buying a buggy for his long-suffering wife Mary. A trip to town and an encounter with Mary's former lover changes his mind.

Adaptations

form y Joe Wilson Cliff Green , Australia : ABC Television , 1980 7140541 1980 single work film/TV

'Young bush carpenter Joe Wilson marries pretty Mary Brand and they go to live in a slab hut miles from the nearest neighbour. The isolation and harshness are almost too much to bear for Mary who is used to all the comforts. Joe makes a purchase which could provide the solution.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 8 February 1980, p.16.

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Works about this Work

Things a Bushwoman Cannot Do Sue Rowley , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Debutante Nation : Feminism Contests the 1890s 1993; (p. 185-198; notes 242-244)
Lawson's High Tide : The `Joe Wilson' Stories John Barnes , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Henry Lawson's Short Stories 1985; (p. 32-41)
Joe Wilson Cliff Green , 1980 single work screenplay
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 106-152)
Joe Wilson Cliff Green , 1980 single work screenplay
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 106-152)
Lawson's High Tide : The `Joe Wilson' Stories John Barnes , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Henry Lawson's Short Stories 1985; (p. 32-41)
Things a Bushwoman Cannot Do Sue Rowley , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Debutante Nation : Feminism Contests the 1890s 1993; (p. 185-198; notes 242-244)
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  • Gulgong area, Gulgong - Mudgee - Rylstone area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
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