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Published 1 October 1971 in Volume 5 No. 2.
Cite as: Driscoll, Judith. ‘A Thaw on Snowy River.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.6dd7e76198.
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