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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 A Fistful of Buttercups : Glimpses into a Country Childhood of the 1920's
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Barbara Corbett spent an enchanted childhood in Dora Creek (NSW). Even in the 1920s, this isolated community was tangled with cultures of distant pasts, distant places. The joys of country living contrast sharply with the bushfires, floods and then the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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    • Kenthurst, Baulkham Hills area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Kangaroo Press , 1983 .
      Extent: 175p.
      Description: illus.
      • Illustrated by the author's father, Malcolm McDonald.
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 0949924741
    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1994 .
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      Alternative title: No Ordinary Childhood : Barbara Corbett's Celebration of a Charmed Life in the 1920s
      Link: U23349Full text document Digital copy of print publication via Text Queensland.
      Extent: 169p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0702225924 (pbk)

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  • Also braille, sound recording.
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  • Dora Creek, Morisset - Wyee area, Lake Macquarie area, Central Coast, New South Wales,
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
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