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Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn) 1890-1979

Overview
Works: 236 works in 1,248 publications in 2 languages and 7,213 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Anecdotes  Legends  Personal narratives  Diaries  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Originator
Classifications: DU120, A823.2
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Most widely held works by Ion L Idriess
Flynn of the inland by Ion L Idriess( Book )

72 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the early days of settlement, men, women and children have battled the harshness of outback Australia to survive, and in many cases to prosper. Medical assistance was often thousand of miles away, children wer e raised without the benefit of education, and people could go for months, even years in total isolation. The Australian Inland Mission, founded and led by the indomitable John Flynn, was the first organization to recognize the unique needs of outback Australians. Here we are given an account of Flynn's struggles and achievements as he sought to bring safety and communication to outback Australia
Cattle king by Ion L Idriess( Book )

70 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870, a 13-year-old boy from South Australia ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become at various times in his life, a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey, and also ran a coach business. Above all, he created a mighty cattle empire which made him a legend - Sir Sidney Kidman
Gold-dust and ashes; the romantic story of the New Guinea goldfields by Ion L Idriess( Book )

69 editions published between 1933 and 1964 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic record of some of the struggles and adventures, the failures and successes of men who risked their all in questing for gold in a fascinating country
Lasseter's last ride : an epic of Central Australian gold discovery by Ion L Idriess( Book )

55 editions published between 1931 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non Aboriginal material
Prospecting for gold by Ion L Idriess( Book )

40 editions published between 1931 and 1995 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drums of Mer by Ion L Idriess( Book )

43 editions published between 1933 and 1977 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our living stone age by Ion L Idriess( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man tracks by Ion L Idriess( Book )

39 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps on front lining papers; area covered includes all of N.T., most of W.A. and some of S. Aust. and Qld
Forty fathoms deep : pearl divers and sea rovers in Australian seas by Ion L Idriess( Book )

29 editions published between 1937 and 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys by Ion L Idriess( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 1956 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great boomerang by Ion L Idriess( Book )

26 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, originally published in 1941, Idriess suggests a scheme for developing the Outback, with particular emphahsis on managing and harvesting water resources."The dreams of to-day are the facts of to-morrow. And if even a portion of the Plan outlined here were organized for execution immediately after the war, we would have no need to fear Depression."
Men of the jungle by Ion L Idriess( Book )

33 editions published between 1932 and 1955 in English and French and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In crocodile land : wandering in northern Australia by Ion L Idriess( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lasseter's last ride by Ion L Idriess( Book )

18 editions published between 1931 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our stone age mystery by Ion L Idriess( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the authors' travels among the aborigines of Australia
Coral Sea calling by Ion L Idriess( Book )

11 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver city by Ion L Idriess( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red chief by Ion L Idriess( Book )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red chief : as told by the last of his tribe by Ion L Idriess( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It would be hard to find a more satisfying hero than the young warrior Red Kangaroo, who by his mental and physical prowess became a chief of his tribe - the revered and powerful Red Chief of the Gunnedah district. His story is a first rate tale of adventure but it is something more - a true story handed down from generation to generation by its hero's tribe and given by the last survivor, "King" Bungaree, to the white settlers of the district. Haunted by the knowledge of "a good story ... a story from a fast dying race, a whisper from the primitive past", Ion Idriess has called back that vanishing world to vivid and exciting life, while preserving one of the few true histories of the Aboriginal people
Madman's island by Ion L Idriess( Book )

20 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Flynn of the inland
Alternative Names
Idriess, Ion 1889-1979

Idriess, Ion L.

Idriess, Ion L. 1890-

Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-

Idriess, Ion Llewellyn

Idriess, Ion Llewellyn 1889-1979

Idriess, Ion Llewellyn 1890-1979

Ion Idriess Australian historian

Ion Idriess australischer Schriftsteller

Ion Idriess historicus uit Australië (1889-1979)

アイドリス, アイオン

イドリース, イオン

Languages
English (735)

French (1)

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