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Wonder, Thunder and Blunder down under

£9.99

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BOOK DESCRIPTION
Extended title: Wonder, Thunder and Blunder down under. Tales of a ten pound pom.
About: Signed by author
In 1970, a wide-eyed adventure hungry young journalist waved goodbye to his native England and - like millions of naive Poms before him - set foot on Australian soil to commence an amazing adventure. Spencer was hungry for knowledge and eager to explore and report on his new and very different world on the other side of the globe. His naivety led to some hilarious and often dangerous predicaments. The biggest threats to his survival came not from the snakes or spiders, but from the larrikin Aussie men and the luscious Aussie women who saw him as a novelty; an English plaything to be toyed with, teased, tormented and almost tortured. Through the energetic eyes and all the other alert senses of the author, the book recounts numerous tales of what confronted him as a Ten Pound Pom and how he in turn handled, or mishandled his tormentors. The book thrusts the reader back almost forty years to an era when entry to the huge arid continent was relatively simple and uncomplicated and to a time when Poms were deserting the Old Dart for compelling reasons.

BOOK DETAILS
Dust jacket: There is no dust jacket with this book
Number of pages: 308
Author: Spencer Ratcliff
Cover type: paperback
Edition: no edition stated in book
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Published: no date stated in book
ISBN: 9780980545951

BOOK DAMAGE
Overall condition: This book is overall in a good condition with mild issues
Pages:
Cover: minor edge and corner bumping and wear. generally is good condition though.
Binding:
(blank = very good condition)

Item details

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback

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About this item

BOOK DESCRIPTION
Extended title: Wonder, Thunder and Blunder down under. Tales of a ten pound pom.
About: Signed by author
In 1970, a wide-eyed adventure hungry young journalist waved goodbye to his native England and - like millions of naive Poms before him - set foot on Australian soil to commence an amazing adventure. Spencer was hungry for knowledge and eager to explore and report on his new and very different world on the other side of the globe. His naivety led to some hilarious and often dangerous predicaments. The biggest threats to his survival came not from the snakes or spiders, but from the larrikin Aussie men and the luscious Aussie women who saw him as a novelty; an English plaything to be toyed with, teased, tormented and almost tortured. Through the energetic eyes and all the other alert senses of the author, the book recounts numerous tales of what confronted him as a Ten Pound Pom and how he in turn handled, or mishandled his tormentors. The book thrusts the reader back almost forty years to an era when entry to the huge arid continent was relatively simple and uncomplicated and to a time when Poms were deserting the Old Dart for compelling reasons.

BOOK DETAILS
Dust jacket: There is no dust jacket with this book
Number of pages: 308
Author: Spencer Ratcliff
Cover type: paperback
Edition: no edition stated in book
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Published: no date stated in book
ISBN: 9780980545951

BOOK DAMAGE
Overall condition: This book is overall in a good condition with mild issues
Pages:
Cover: minor edge and corner bumping and wear. generally is good condition though.
Binding:
(blank = very good condition)

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback

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