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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Leah Purcell Straight Shooter
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'The creator of The Drover’s Wife on reimagining Henry Lawson’s classic short story from an Indigenous female perspective. By Michael Adams.' 

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    y separately published work icon Australian Author vol. 49 no. 2 November 2017 13381245 2017 periodical issue

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    2017
    pg. 5-9
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