Come in Spinner

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ABC., 1957 - Australian fiction - 415 pages
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October 1944. The tide is turning in the Pacific War - American forces have made Sydney a gaudy, hectic garrison town. The gamblers and the good time Charlies converge on the South Pacific Hotel, Sydney's finest. This is the story of one week in their lives, as they play the game of chance for the highest stakes .. survival, security and the opportunity of happiness and love.

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User Review  - madepercy - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful piece of Australian literature. It captures the lived experience of Sydney and the "American Occupation" during the Second World War, bringing to life the social history I studied ... Read full review

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