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Published 1 May 1985 in Volume 12 No. 1. Subjects: Writers' tours & visits.
Cite as: Shillingsburg, Miriam. ‘From Ballarat to Bendigo with Mark Twain.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 1985. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.0db34c214d.
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