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Author Astley, Thea.

Title Hunting the wild pineapple, and other related stories / Thea Astley
Published Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Australia, 1981


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.03 A8555 A6/H/1981  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  827.03 A8555 A6/H/1981  AVAILABLE
Description 175 pages ; 18 cm
Contents North: Some compass readings: Eden -- The curate breaker -- Hunting the wild pineapple -- A northern belle -- Petals from blown roses -- Ladies need only apply -- Write me, son, write me -- A man who is tired of Swiper's Creek is tired of life
Summary Eight tales set in North Queensland. Levenson, the narrator is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by the old, established Queenslanders. His ironical yet compassionate view makes every story an example of human weakness or strength
Notes First published: West Melbourne: Nelson, 1979
Also issued online
Subject Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 -- Marriage.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Marriage.
Australian fiction.
Short stories, English.
Short stories.
LC no. 14005843
ISBN 0140058435