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Great Australian outback police stories [sound recording (audio book)] / Bill 'Swampy' Marsh ; read by Kate Hood and Bill Marsh.

By: Marsh, Bill, 1950- [author.].
Contributor(s): Hood, Kate [narrator.] | Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Tullamarine, Victoria Bolinda Audio, [2015]Copyright date: p2015Edition: Unabridged.Description: 8 audio discs (CD) (9 hr., 40 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in container.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781489056115.Subject(s): Police, Rural -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Australia -- Social life and customsGenre/Form: Audiobooks.DDC classification: 363.20994 Read by Kate Hood and Bill Marsh.Summary: 'I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game ...' Boasting the biggest beats in the world, some as large as France, Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes; to the policeman who arrested his own wife; to the prisoner who risked his life to rescue his own captor from certain death. Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled the length and breadth of the country to gather their tales of adventure and misadventure, drama and mayhem, and larrikinism and laughter, to create this memorable collection of real-life stories about those on the front-line in the heart of Australia.
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'I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game ...'Boasting the biggest beats in the world - some as large as France - Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes; to the policeman who arrested his own wife; to the prisoner who risked his life to rescue his own captor from certain death.Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled the length and breadth of the country to gather their tales of adventure and misadventure, drama and mayhem, and larrikinism and laughter, to create this memorable collection of real-life stories about those on the front-line in the heart of Australia.

Read by Kate Hood and Bill Marsh.

'I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game ...' Boasting the biggest beats in the world, some as large as France, Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes; to the policeman who arrested his own wife; to the prisoner who risked his life to rescue his own captor from certain death. Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled the length and breadth of the country to gather their tales of adventure and misadventure, drama and mayhem, and larrikinism and laughter, to create this memorable collection of real-life stories about those on the front-line in the heart of Australia.

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