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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Baby Saved Them!
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    y separately published work icon Tom Morison's Golden Christmas and Other Lost Australian Goldmining Stories Tanya Dalziell (editor), Braddon : Obiter Publishing , 2019 18349732 2019 anthology short story

    'Tom Morison is a reluctant freeholder in South Australia and unsuited to farming. But Tom is redeemed when his education in geology and chemistry finally gives the family their best Christmas ever – a ‘golden’ one. In this and eight other ‘lost’ stories of gold mining in colonial-era Australia, a colourful cast of characters star in stories of love and crime, loyalty and betrayal, spirituality and avarice. And the eternal lure of gold and its corrupting influence are ever-present.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Braddon : Obiter Publishing , 2019
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