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Salted Garden single work   prose   humour  
Date: 1958 Place: Ferntree Gully area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Salted Garden
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A former prospector recalls the unpleasantness of being trapped in earth after a shaft caved in. He emerges and later returns to retrieve his gold, which he puts aside at home and forgets about. His children later find it and play with it outside, where it is eventually scattered beyond retrieval.

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