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A Salute to the Great McCarthy Barry Oakley

A Salute to the Great McCarthy

Barry Oakley

Published 1974
ISBN : 9780140033014
Paperback
198 pages
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McCarthy the Great is the brilliant young footballer from the bush determined to make good in the bright lights of the city. One of the great dunce-clown heroes, McCarthy is a completely inept social climber, and his incredible adventures as heMoreMcCarthy the Great is the brilliant young footballer from the bush determined to make good in the bright lights of the city. One of the great dunce-clown heroes, McCarthy is a completely inept social climber, and his incredible adventures as he struggles to cope with the toughness and barrenness of modern urban lie give rise to a series of hardeyed observations about life in Australia. Women, football coaches, businessmen all get him down in the end.