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Hammers Over the Anvil
Alan Marshall
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A string of vignettes and short stories of life in a Victorian country township, told in the voice of the author as a boy.

Alan Marshall grew up observing and recording life in a Victorian country town, writing about it with humour and compassion.

In this collection of short stories we watch the young Alan growing up in country Turalla. Crippled by polio at an early age, he
Hardcover, 129 pages
Published December 31st 1975 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Alan Marshall (2 May 1902, Noorat, Victoria — 21 January 1984, Melbourne) was an Australian writer, story teller and social documenter.

His best known book, I Can Jump Puddles (1955) is the first of a three-part autobiography. The other two books are This is

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