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Alone in a mountain world : a high country anthology

Author: David McLeod
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : A.H. & A.W. Reed, [1972]
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McLeod
ISBN: 0589006983 9780589006983
OCLC Number: 16243882
Description: ix, 314 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A trip to the back country / Samuel Butler --
Hoarfrost coverlet / Lawrence Kennaway --
Finding runs / Mona Anderson --
From Nelson to Canterbury / E. Jollie --
Stocking a run / A. Duncan --
The hard way to the West Coast / E.R. Chudleigh --
Old Bill's story / W. Blackadder --
Wastelands / Butler --
Venture into the interior / Chudleigh --
Sheep station life / A.J. Blakiston --
Ghosts of legs of mutton / Kennaway --
Woodstock, 1924 / Peter Newton --
High country sheepfarmer / David McLeod --
Rosewood and lace / Anderson --
Life at Aviemore / Christian Shirres --
Simons Hill / Evelyn Hosken --
Camp oven cooking / Terri MacNicol --
Spring at Mount Algidus / Anderson --
Station helps / Frances Blunt --
Holidays in the back country / Joan Poulton --
The shagroon's lament / M.P. Stoddart --
Wind / Lady Barker --
Coaches and snow / Archdeacon Harper --
The great snowstorm / Barker --
Snowraking / Reg Winn --
Autumn muster / Bruce Stronach. A river rules my life / Anderson --
Ordeal by flood / John Pascoe --
Keas / T.H. Potts --
More keas / Newton --
Spring fires / Jessie MacKay --
Burning the run / Barker --
A song of Brer Rabbit / Arnold Wall --
Musterer's rhyme / anon. --
The boundary dog's complaint / MacKay --
The musterer's dogs / Stronach --
Obedience / Maurice Flahive --
On to the tops / Gerald Goulter --
Early muster / Newton --
First muster / Stronach --
Straggle muster / Stronach --
Clarence pack team / Blunt --
The old packman / Newton --
Mule train / Ross Murray --
Hut by the Rogerson / John Temple --
Shearing at Lake Sumner / Lester Masters --
Dearstalking days / Joff Thomson --
Huddlestone's tale of murder / M. Huddleston --
A visit to the Hurunui / Julius von Haast --
The stone hut / McLeod --
The Godley ghost / Ernie Slow.
Responsibility: edited by David Mcleod and embellished by sketches from the notebooks of Colin V. Wheeler.

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