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Trains: What Makes Them Go single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Trains: What Makes Them Go
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    y separately published work icon Where Ya' Been, Mate? Herb Wharton , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z532226 1996 selected work short story poetry criticism biography

    'Unforgettable characters emerge from this vintage Herb Wharton collection which ranges from city to bush, from tall tales to amusing parables. There's Rainbow Jack the opal digger; Dr Roo, who when the dingbats are upon him boxes his own shadow; and stockmen with nicknames such as Wild Duck, Grease Paint and Diamond Jim.

    'Along with campfire yarns and memories drawn from childhood are stories from Herb's other life in the big city and on the literary trail.' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996
    pg. 27-37
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