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The Whirlwind single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1931... 1931 The Whirlwind
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A man whose girlfriend sneers at him as lacking backbone spends six years mining gold in the western desert, then is drawn back to Brisbane by a picture of Queen street in a newspaper left near him by a whirlwind. He assembles his gold and makes a perilous trip toward Brisbane, but in a storm he has an accident and breaks his back. Reviving in hospital he finds his penitent ex-girlfriend a nurse at his bedside, and, despite his permanently paralysed leg, they agree to marry.


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