The Crookest Raffle Ever Run in Australia single work   short story   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1958 1958
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  • Appears in:
    y Overland no. 11 Summer 1958 Z591829 1958 periodical issue 1958 pg. 7-9
  • Appears in:
    y Modern Australian Short Stories Mary Lord , London Melbourne : Edward Arnold John Cochrane , 1971 Z246853 1971 anthology short story London Melbourne : Edward Arnold John Cochrane , 1971
  • Appears in:
    y The Yarns of Billy Borker Frank Hardy , Sydney : Reed , 1965 Z507069 1965 selected work short story humour From inside cover blurb: "The stories themselves are the mellow stuff of modern Australian folklore; many of them are probably true in origin but coloured and polished by innumerable repetitions. There are stories of crooked raffles, grand pianos mysteriously gone astray, the World's Worst Worryer, cures for Acid Stomach - and a score of other irreverent, irrelevant, time-consuming, free-beer earning lessons in improbability". Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 pg. 62-69
  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 108 no. 5550 23-30 December 1986 Z595571 1986 periodical issue 1986 pg. 147-148
  • Appears in:
    y Retreat Australia Fair and Other Great Australian Legends Frank Hardy , Milsons Point : Hutchinson Australia , 1990 Z362561 1990 selected work short story humour Milsons Point : Hutchinson Australia , 1990 pg. 103-105
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