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Bill 'Swampy' Marsh knows how to spin a yarn or two
Bill Swampy Marsh the award-winning author, songwriter, storyteller, performer and playwright is well known for his various entertaining Australian stories and songs. Although he spent most of his youth in rural south-western NSW, he now lives in Adelaide.
Swampy on the line. Photograph courtesy of Worth & Marsh.
Over many years, Bill has travelled thousands of kilometres around Australia conducting hundreds of interviews he has recorded with the contributors to his numerous stories, whether they be great Australian outback stories about towns, pubs, teachers, flying doctors, policemen, nurses, shearers, CWA stories or funeral stories. Bill is one of ABC Books' bestselling authors of Australian stories; this is his eighteenth book.
Swampy. Photograph courtesy of Worth & Marsh.
You are invited to Burnside Library, 401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore on 10th November. 2.30 - 4.30 pm for the book launch of Bill Swampy Marsh's latest book – Great Australian Outback Trucking Stories (Ted Beggs contributor). Your welcome to bring a friend or two, but please book with the library to avoid disappointment.
This will be an ideal opportunity to meet Bill as he talks about his Great Australian Outback Trucking Stories and his latest CD, [Open Roads - The songs and stories of Bill "Swampy" Marsh.I][/I] Both books and CDs will be available for sale and signing.
Naturally, you can expect a few tearjerkers, but there will be also his usual funny, real-life, timeless stories Bill brings to life to create his enthralling books and CDs. This promises to be an afternoon of stories, songs and laughter. Wine and nibbles will be provided free.
Bill's books are available through www.booktopia.com.au or www.abcshop.com.au or can be purchased and/or ordered through reputable book stores. ** For personally signed books and CDs contact Bill via his email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why? A wonderful opportunity for people of all ages to learn about how another group of Australians live and survive. At the same time have some fun as you are entertained and educated through Bill's stories and songs in a relaxed, family environment.