Jimmy Tonkin versus The Army by Jimmy Tonkin

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Jimmy Tonkin versus The Army

by Jimmy Tonkin

Peacock Publications, 1980 [First Edition], [Signed by Author],  ISBN 0909209405, black and white photographs, black and white frontispiece, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, Signed by Author on half title page, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges and corners, small finger print on title page, dust-jacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing to edges and corners, sunned spine (see photographs)

"'Jimmy Tonkin versus The Army' is the true story of Jimmy Tonkin's life and strife as he inevitably fought to become an entertainer rather than a soldier.
Only a few words have been added here and there to 'funny' it up a bit, and a few names have been deliberately deleted to protect the innocent - in this case, the 'innocent author'.
Some of the material that Jimmy Tonkin wrote to entertain the troops was unfortunately lost when he met with his near-fatal accident at Ranken River, Northern Territory, but most of it, both humorous and serious, is included in this volume."

 


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