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The Big Book of Lunn 2in1 Over the Top with Jim / Head over Heels

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2013

Seller ID: A1134

ISBN: 0733317596

Condition: New


A bind up of Hugh Lunn's two bestselling memoirs, Over the Top With Jim and Head Over Heels. One of the classic childhood memoirs complete with vividly painted characters, teachers, siblings, parents, the people who came to the Lunn family's bun shop and most of all the suspicious Russian kid with the funny name, Dmitri Egeroff (Jim), Hugh Lunn's Over the top With Jim is a laugh out loud account of a bygone Australian era. Successive generations have fallen for Hugh and Jim and their mates, as the strong sales of the book can attest. Now in a bind up with the follow up, Head Over Heels, which ... View more info

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Lost for Words: A Collection of Words and Phrases that Have Drifted Out of Everyday Usage

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: A1135

ISBN: 0733317596

Condition: New


Strike a light! things are crook in tallarook! Hugh Lunn has been collecting old words and phrases that are no longer a part of our everyday language, and has brought them together in a book in a totally unique, informative and humorous way. Divided into themes (such as Mother's advice, things about the house, Argy bargy, trouble at work) words and phrases are placed into context in mini-stories that will have you chuckling and remembering a time when these sayings were a rich part of your life. View more info

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Words Fail Me: A Journey Through Australia's Lost Language # The Sequel to Lost For Words

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: A1136

ISBN: 0733322514

Condition: New


This wonderful follow-up to the best-selling LOST FOR WORDS continues its humorous and nostalgic trip through our language. this long anticipated follow-up to the hugely successful and popular LOSt FOR WORDS revisits the rich, inventive and rogueish language Australians used to speak, before globalism stole it away. Hundreds of readers have responded to author Hugh Lunn's request and donated a torrent of forgotten words and sayings that he overlooked in his first book. 'So many arrived it was like trying to take a sip out of a fire hose,' Hugh said. 'And these words were so obvious, that if th... View more info

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Vietnam: A reporter's war

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2007

Seller ID: A1137

ISBN: 0733321720

Condition: New


Saigon,1967. Fresh-faced 25-year-old Hugh Lunn arrives in Vietnam at the height of the war to cover it for Reuters and quickly meets a fascinating cast of characters: journalists, Vietnamese, military and best of all, Dinh, the Vietnamese reporter and guide who spoke his own brand of English (Dinglish) and whose wisdom and humour become inextricably bound up with the young reporter's view of the war. Before long the author experiences the full horror and tragedy of war, and finds himself questioning not only the US/Australian role in Vietnam, but his own role in a war where images and words co... View more info