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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The Great Australian Book of Football Stories
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A collection of short stories, plays, poems, anecdotes and lectures about Australian Rules Football, from the game's early years to tales about its modern heroes, such as Ron Barassi, Peter Hudson and Mark 'Jacko' Jackson.

Notes

  • Also available as a sound recording.
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Currey O'Neil , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Barrackeri"Large mouth and little head,", Den , single work poetry (p. 137-38)
* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Viking O'Neil , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Buying a Player, Peter Pindar , single work prose (p. 33-36)
Benno the Barracker Barracking, Edward Dyson , single work short story humour (p. 101-107)
Note: With title: Benno the Barracker
The Vic Cumberland Poemi"His height is just on five foot ten, his weight is thirteen stone", J. C. D. , single work poetry (p. 108)
Note: First published in Sport 26 June 1908.
At the Football Match : Last Saturdayi"Begob, it was a lovely game, a game iv blood an' hair,", Billy T. , single work poetry (p. 108-110)
Corrawallop V Possum Bend, H. R. McDuffie , single work short story humour (p. 121-28)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Great Australian Football Stories
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking O'Neil , 1989 .
      Extent: v, 384p.p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      Note/s:
      • With title: Great Australian Football Stories
      ISBN: 0670901571 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Quick Looks Graham Clark , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 March 1989; (p. 7)

— Review of The Great Australian Book of Football Stories 1983 anthology poetry short story
Quick Looks Graham Clark , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 March 1989; (p. 7)

— Review of The Great Australian Book of Football Stories 1983 anthology poetry short story
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