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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0733635520, Paperback)A chance encounter in an auction house is the jumping-off point for William's inimitable take on our sport-obsessed nation, Australian popular culture and the artefacts and memorabilia that both make us cringe with recognition and laugh with warm affection. His trademark humour and anecdotes litter this collection, making it a true delight. These are truly Aussie stories: about us, and about the things - and the people - in our lives. PRAISE FOR WILLIAM McINNES' WRITING 'warm, nostalgic, funny and undeniably Australian' SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 'a natural storyteller' SUN-HERALD 'If there is a quintessence of Australianness at its best, William McInnes has distilled it.' THE AGE
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POPULAR CULTURE. AUSTRALIAN. The title story, 'Have a True Go' centres on a unique sport, TruGo - developed in Melbourne and long lost to the public eye. But this is just the jumping-off point for William's inimitable take on our national preoccupation. His trademark humour and anecdotes will litter this collection, making it a true delight.
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