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y separately published work icon They're a Weird Mob [and] So You Want to Be an Australian selected work   novel   prose   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 They're a Weird Mob [and] So You Want to Be an Australian
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* Contents derived from the Dingley, Mentone - Seaford area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Seal Books , 1995 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
They're a Weird Mob, Nino Culotta , 1957 single work novel humour

'Who the hell’s Nino Culotta. That’s what you asked yourself when you first picked up this book, wasn’t it? Well I’m Nino Culotta. My father baptised me Giovanni—John—well Giovannino is like Johnny, and Nino is an easier way of saying it. Or a lazier way, if you like.

'Just off the boat from Italy—the north—Nino Culotta arrives in Sydney. He thought he spoke English but he’s never heard anything like the language these Australians are speaking.

'They’re a Weird Mob is an hilarious snapshot of the immigrant experience in Menzies-era Australia, by a writer with a brilliant ear for the Australian way with words.' (Publication summary : Text Classics)

(p. 1-205)
So, You Want to Be an Australian, Cyril Pearl , 1959 selected work prose humour (p. 1-96)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Dingley, Mentone - Seaford area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Seal Books , 1995 .
      image of person or book cover 59027769553093144.jpg
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      Extent: 205, 96p.p.
      Description: illus.
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