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Gelignite Jack

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Published by Véhicule Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories

  • About the Edition

    These three stories are concerned with the articles, belief, and passage of youth, midlife, and old age. Spiced with magic realism, the stories - about a young person getting into theatre, a researcher in the High Arctic, and an old woman having to leave her home - are interwoven as a suite.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesSwee comedy, Apostrophe, East fortieth
    StatementPaul Davies.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS8557.A757 G45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. ;
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21554053M
    ISBN 101550650807
    OCLC/WorldCa35941803


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Author of ‘Gelignite’ Jack Murray, Phil Murray, told the News Of The Area that writing the book was a personal journey where he found the facts and sorted them from the legend that was ‘Gelignite’ Jack’s colourful life.

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Jack Murray (Australian footballer) (born ), Australian rules footballer John Murray (Victorian politician) (–), Australian politician John W. Murray (died ), American pastor, evangelist, and educator; Jack Murray (film editor) (–), American film editor Jack Murray (cricketer) (–), Australian cricketer.

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