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John Halford's Peril : An Ex-Sailor's Story single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1893... 1893 John Halford's Peril : An Ex-Sailor's Story
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Set largely in San Francisco, concluding in Australia. Jack, a sailor, leaves the sea to marry a singer, an honest girl though seduced and betrayed by a bullying sailor. The bully arranges for Jack to be shanghaied the day after his wedding, but a knife-fight aboard ship and a passing steamer return him to shore and his wife - and they emigrate to Australia. Light. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 29 no. 343 December 1893 Z1048277 1893 periodical issue 1893 pg. 200-203
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
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    Australia,
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