Crackernight! One night a year, the infinite normality of the suburbs is shot with utter magic. Goodbye, Crackernight is the story of one boy's childhood in 1970s Australia. It is a story of fireworks, of fun that cost nothing, of second-hand bikes, UFO-crowded skies, streakers, lime green Valiants, half-sucked Sunny Boys and electric pink hotpants. It is a story of growing up and innocence left behind - at a three-day swinging pool party. It is the tale of an era, of far simpler times, of an annual neighbourhood festival and an Australia now long gone.First and terminal stop: Dubbo. Thank Christ. The sign on the Zebra Motor Inn, main street Dubbo, proclaimed a#39;COLOUR TVa#39;, a boon to any young kid from North Epping. Arrived in motel room, checked TV guide: a#39;4.30pm a Batmana#39;. I switchedanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Justin Sheedy - 2014-12-01|