y Woo Woo People selected work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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Waiting for the drought to break has been a long hard road for many local people but a local identity has just been awarded small business of the year.

Fruit for everyone is his motto and he keeps his prices low. He thanked his parents who recently moved to Queensland for their support.

Meanwhile during the recent unexpected torrential rain an aerial photograph captured an elderly farmer running through his muddied paddocks wearing just his underpants.

Development at a local wetlands has been stopped after a protest by large numbers of both human and animal protesters.

The billabong is ancient and needs to be declared a sacred site for all Australians claimed a young Aboriginal activist who has just graduated from university with multiple degrees. In other news police have reported an increase in robbery by elderly people. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Author's note: Woo-Woo people - rural people...are resilient people...are giving, loving, dreaming, crying, laughing, believing people...
  • Author's note: Why Woo-Woo? Say 'rural', 5 times quickly...10 if you dare. Listen. That's why!
  • Dedication: Rose and Frank Howley were two of my favorite woo-woo people.

    I would have loved to have shared this book with them.

    Also for my sister Carmel Trevaskis (not old enough) and nephew Patrick Caldow (way too young) who both died during the blackest of Februaries, 2009.

    Gone but never forgotten.

    And always part of the story.

  • Includes author's notes

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • s.l.,: s.n. , ca. 2009 .
      Extent: 152p.
      ISBN: 9780980337655
Last amended 14 May 2014 14:01:52
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