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A Bar of Common Soap single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1913... 1913 A Bar of Common Soap
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Bully Hayes : Buccaneer, and Other Stories Louis Becke , Sydney : N.S.W. Bookstall Company , 1913 Z176109 1913 selected work short story Sydney : N.S.W. Bookstall Company , 1913 pg. 82 - 98
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon South Sea Supercargo Louis Becke , A. Grove Day (editor), Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 Z539022 1967 selected work short story A collection of stories, some of which feature Becke's alter ego, Tom Denison. Others are apparently based on his one-time employer in Apia, Mrs Mary Macfarlane, and the blackbirder 'Bully' Hayes, as well as other characters he encountered in his Pacific wanderings. The stories draw heavily on Becke's own experiences and certainly have autobiographical components but they are not, as Professor Day's introduction implies, autobiographical in the strictest sense of the word. Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 pg. 124 - 134
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    French Polynesia,
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    South Pacific, Pacific Region,
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