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A Terrible Christmas single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1893... 1893 A Terrible Christmas
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Woman's tale of her life as a cook in an Australian city after her young husband's death in a Riverina station flood on Christmas Day. She is reunited with her rich father after a year supporting herself - and a few years later marries again - the nephew of her former employer. Status concerns: women's vs. ladies' work. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 28 no. 332 January 1893 Z1070633 1893 periodical issue 1893 pg. 284-285
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