Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh has been on another adventure, this time gathering stories from outback towns and pubs across this wide brown land. The people you meet will touch your heart as ‘Swampy’ brings to life all the drama and delight of life in outback Australia. Find out how the population of Rabbit Flat doubled overnight and became an international headline; be part of the Australia-wide search for the mystery bloke who sells ‘Johnson’s Paw Paw Magic’, an ointment that cures almost everything (including you-know-what!) ... if there’s a good story out there, ‘Swampy’s’ captured it for this collection. Popular award-winning writer Bill Marsh collects yarns that get us in, boots and all. He gives us back our childhood and shares those precious moments of an Australia that’s passing into legend.
About the Author
Bill Marsh is the author of the very successful series of 'Great Australian' stories including: The Complete Book of Australian Flying Doctor Stories (2013), New Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories (2010), The ABC Book of Great Aussie Stories of Young People (2010), Great Australian Stories - Outback Towns and Pubs (2009), More Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories (2007), Great Australian Railway Stories (2005), Great Australian Droving Stories (2003), Great Australian Shearing Stories (2001) and Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories (1999). Bill's story of Goldie was published in 2008, and Swampy, a revised edition a Bill's first three books, Beckom Pop. 64, Old Yanconian Daze and Looking for Dad, was published in 2012.
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st June 2013
Weight (kg): 0.5