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The Spirit of Australia
The Crime Fiction of Arthur W. Upfield
Ray B. Browne

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In the world of crime fiction, Arthur W. Upfield stands among the giants. His detective-inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, is one of the most memorable of all crime fighters. Upfield was an independent, fiercely self-assertive ex-Britisher, who loved Australia, especially the Outback. In many ways Upfield became Outback Australia—the "Spirit of Australia."

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Book cover is blue and has an image of a man in a desert and also an image of Australia.

LC: 87-071998 PR
276 p
p.   6 x 9
26 b/w maps, 6 b/w photos, 5 b/w illus.
ISBN-10: 0-87972-402-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-87972-402-3
Cloth $19.95 t

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