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Over the sliprails


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ISBN
1419139770,
9781419139772,
Language
English
Category
Subject FICTION -- General. -- bisacsh
Short stories, Australian.
Short stories, Australian. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01117095

Description

The Oracle and I were camped together. The Oracle was a bricklayer by trade, and had two or three small contracts on hand. I was "doing a bit of house-painting." There were a plasterer, a carpenter, and a plumber -- we were all T'othersiders, and old mates, and we worked things together. It was in Westralia -- the Land of T'othersiders -- and, therefore, we were not surprised when Mitchell turned up early one morning, with his swag and an atmosphere of salt water about him.