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Pub Yarns

the pub,the whole pub and nothing but the pub

by Colin Whelan

Format:Hardback with jacket
Page Extent:304 pages
Book Size:215 x 265 x 25 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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Take a journey to some of the most memorable and extraordinary pubs in Australia. Each of these outstanding country, bush and outback pubs has a unique story to tell about its surroundings, its neighbours and about its customers, both regular and occasional. Author and photographer Colin Whelan crosses Australia on his motorbike to visit these disappearing icons of outback Australia. He tells of his travels between the pubs, the marvellous stories of pioneering history and the characters and drinking culture that he uncovered.

About the Author

Colin Whelan

Photographer Col Whelan worked for 34 years in rugby league before becoming the official NRL photographer. Pub Yarns has been a pet project of his for some years and Col has travelled the country on his motorbike and with camera in hand to compile this book. “I hope readers are entertained by words and the images. I hope that you are energised and motivated to pack your swag and head out to where you can’t see the air but you can sure see the stars.”

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