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Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High
  

Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High (Paperback, Revised edition)

By Seal, Graham

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We like to think that we live in an age of reason and rationality, that uncertainty and the unknown have largely been eliminated by technology and science. But it seems that we have nagging doubts. Continually, we tell each other of tales about ankle slashers and hairy-armed wome...n in the shopping mall. We hear about phantom hitchikers and headless bikers on the highways. Dreadful things are reportedly done to small pets at home. Tummies explode at work, garden gnomes take international holidays, and what certain celebrities do with gerbils is nobody's business. Given their macabre subjects, most of us hope that they are just myths, but whether we beileve them or not, these stories are constantly spread around the world by people who apparently believe them to be true. In this revised edition, author Graham Seal tracks down over 100 contemporary Australian legends guaranteed to fascinate readers with their gruesomeness and their absurdity.
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ISBN 9780732269869
Published AU 27 Jul 2001
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9780732269869
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Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Published 27 Jul 2001
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Seal, Graham
Category Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Myths & Mythology
Folklore
Australian
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 398.20994
Weight 272g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous
ONIX Text General/trade

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