Crooks, Chooks & Bloody Ratbags [First Edition] (Ratbag Paperback Edition #1)

Author(s): Kerry Cue

Second Hand Biography

The small country town of Kyneton in Victoria, Australia was slumbering peacefully on the day that Sergeant Meehan and his family drove into town, but their arrival heralded an outbreak of devastation that makes for hilarious reading.

Mrs Meehan inadvertently throwing live ammunition into a wood stove, the Sergeant attempting to execute magpies, and the boys getting into bulk strife with Shanghais, ferrets and rabbits are just some of the incidents related in this rib-tickling book.

You will read of the consternation of the Kynetonites who couldn't work out whether the Sergeant had come to keep the peace or to disturb it!

Few of the locals were left unscathed, and those who were, could read about the Meehan mayhem in the Kyneton Gaurdian now you can read it too.


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Now you can too and to whet your appetite, here are some advance notes

  • "The characters in Crooks, Chooks & Raybags are as mad as a meat axe, as rough, as guts, and as all-Australian as a Marsupial Mallee Root" - Down Under Digest
  • "A truly Australian book that will leave its mark on you like a Vegemite Salada slithering down your shirt front" - The Australian Gourmet Globe
  • "An expose of family life that will send many an Aussie mum racing to the bathroom cabinet." - The Valium Daily 
  • "Suspense, terror, scalp-crawling fear... and that's just getting us he kids out of bed." - The Early Mourning Turmoil 

General Fields

  • : 9780727017949
  • : rigby
  • : rigby
  • : January 1983
  • : 22.00 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kerry Cue
  • : en
  • : 208