PUT THE BILLY ON gives us insights into what it was like to grow up in Australia in the 1930s and 40s. The story is mixed with undertones of delightful humour and fading innocence. Historical events, such as the lead up to World War II, are artfully compared to the tensions in the speaker's own life. Ann Jones invites us to reflect on how far we've come, and the precious things that may have been lost on the way. PUT THE BILLY ON won the IP Picks 08 Best Creative Non-Fiction Award.Then he hung the chunks of dry-salted corned beef on iron hooks around the hardwood structures of the meat house, separated the chuck from the bone and proceeded to cure it in a ... a#39;How long will the meat keep like that? ... When we cook it, we soak it in water overnight to reconstitute it. ... Do you eat that green, too?a#39; a#39;Noanbsp;...
|Title||:||Put the Billy on|
|Publisher||:||Interactive Publications - 2008|