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Dramatic Selections from Henry Lawson's Short Stories

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"Dramatic Selections from Henry Lawson's Short Stories" is a compelling collection of some of the best works by Australian writer Henry Lawson. This book offers a glimpse into the harsh realities and struggles faced by the people living in the Australian outback during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The stories are filled with vivid descriptions and poignant moments that showcase Lawson's keen eye for detail and his ability to capture the essence of Australian life. From tales of loneliness and despair to stories of resilience and hope, the collection covers a wide range of emotions and themes.

Readers will be drawn in by Lawson's powerful storytelling and his ability to create memorable characters that stay with you long after you've finished reading. Overall, "Dramatic Selections from Henry Lawson's Short Stories" is a must-read for anyone interested in Australian literature or in exploring the human experience through the eyes of a true master storyteller.

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01. That Pretty Girl in the ArmyThe Salvation Army is having a hard time of things in the rough Outback town of Bourke.  That is, until Sister Hannah arrives... - Summary by Son of the Exiles Coordinated by: Son of the Exiles Sister Hannah: Devorah Allen Jack Moonlight: Tomas Peter Billy Woods: Jim Locke Jake Boreham: Larry Wilson Reformed Drunkard: Wayne Cooke Bob Brothers: Algy Pug Mitchell: Alan Mapstone Donald Macdonald: Michele Eaton One-Eyed Bogan: lorda Female Testifier: Lauren-Emma Blake Blunderer: Therese Lindholm Black Testifier: Wayne Cooke Heckler: ToddHW Narrator: KHand 02. The Hairy ManIt was the day after Australia's Anniversary Day and all the patriots wanted to do was nurse their hangovers out in the scrub of the isolated western spur of the Blue Mountains. But following close on the heels of their hair-of-the-dog comes The Hairy Man, Australia's own version of Bigfoot. - Summary by Son of the ExilesCoordinated by: Son of the Exiles Jack Jones: Alan Mapstone Andy Page: Larry Wilson Dave Regan: lorda Jim Bentley: ToddHW Mahoney: TJ Burns Foley: Algy Pug Narrator: Son of the Exiles 03. Macquarie's MateEven "the veriest wreck in the drink-fiend's clutch" won't stand idly by and hear his mate slagged off. - Summary by Son of the Exiles Coordinated by: Son of the Exiles Awful Example: Alan Mapstone Box-o’-Tricks: ToddHW Barcoo: Algy Pug “Sally” Thompson: Michele Eaton Stiffner the Shanty-Keeper: April6090 Macquarie: lorda Somebody: Andrew Gaunce Narrator: Son of the Exiles 04. His Country After All"Lives there a man with soul so dead..." - Summary taken from textCoordinated by: Son of the Exiles Australian-born American: Wayne Cooke New Zealand bagman: Jim Locke Coach Driver: ToddHW Posh-sounding British voice: Alan Mapstone Australian rabbit-trapper: Algy Pug Narrator: KHand

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