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Beaten by a blow

Dennis McIntosh

Beaten by a blow

a shearer"s story

by Dennis McIntosh

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Published by Penguin in Camberwell, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McIntosh, Dennis,
  • Sheep-shearing -- Australia -- History,
  • Sheep shearers (Persons) -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Sheep-shearing -- Australia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDennis McIntosh.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.S472 M35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23718595M
    ISBN 100143010689
    ISBN 109780143010685
    LC Control Number2009483754
    OCLC/WorldCa318069854

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