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Durack, Mary

Overview
Works: 147 works in 407 publications in 1 language and 3,575 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Drama  Art  Fiction  Folklore  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: DU102, 994.03
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Publications about Mary Durack
Publications by Mary Durack
Publications by Mary Durack, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Mary Durack
Kings in grass castles by Mary Durack( Book )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 libraries worldwide
The Durack family emigrated from Ireland to Australia in 1849 and 1853, settling in New South Wales, Queensland and elsewhere in Australia. Some related families are Tully, Costello, Bennett and Redgrave
To be heirs forever by Mary Durack( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Eliza Shaw died in 1877, so her story encompasses almost the entire first half - century of the settlement of Perth and its surrounds. She left an invaluable legacy of letters and journals. Mary Durack first wrote the story of Eliza Shaw as a monologue for the 1972 Perth Festival where it played to packed audiences. It has since toured throughou
Sons in the saddle by Mary Durack( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
The second generation of the Durack men were not only hardy pioneers, used to droving cattle thousands of miles through the grandeur of north-west Australia, they were also educated travelled men, at home in the worlds of commerce and politics. This story, taken from diaries, letters, and legal documents is the story of Michael Durack, Mary Durack's father, and his vigorous generation
The rock and the sand by Mary Durack( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Detailed history of missionaries and missions in the north-west of W.A., 1878-1967; Includes many experiences with Aborigines, taken from the records
Keep him, my country by Mary Durack( Book )
31 editions published between 1955 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Fiction; Life on an outback station - Kimberley region - Victoria River area
The way of the whirlwind by Mary Durack( Book )
19 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Stories dealing with the myths, legends and dreaming of the Aboriginal people of the Kimberley region
The end of dreaming by Ingrid Drysdale( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Kings in grass castles by Mary Durack( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
When Patrick Durack left Ireland for Australia in 1853, he was to found a dynasty of pioneers, and build an empire of cattle-land across the great stretches of Australia. His grand-daughter, Mary Durack, with a profound sense of family history, has rebuilt the saga of the Duracks, a saga that is the story of Australia itself, huge, pioneering, and tremendous in concept
The land beyond time : a modern exploration of Australia's north-west frontiers by John Olsen( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
To ride a fine horse by Mary Durack( Book )
12 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
To Ride a Fine Horse is based on an Australian classic, Mary Durack's Kings in Grass Castles, adapted for young readers. It tells the story of Mary's grandfather, Patsy, a poor Irish boy who came to Australia at seventeen, made his fortune on the goldfields, and then founded a pastoral empire in the remote outback. Patsy's ambition had always been to 'ride a fine horse' but he would far exceed this dream, becoming one of the nation's top horse breeders, with his choice of the finest thoroughbred mounts in the land
Pilgrimage : a journey through the life and writings of Mary Durack by Mary Durack( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The Stockman ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
All-about : the story of a black community on Argyle Station, Kimberley by Mary Durack( Book )
11 editions published between 1935 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The courteous savage : Yagan of Swan River by Mary Durack( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Biography of Yagan, early contact with white settlers (Bibbulmun tribe)
Kookanoo and the kangaroo by Mary Durack( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Yagan of the Bibbulmun by Mary Durack( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Kings in grass castles ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Set in the mid 1800's, this is a saga of hatred and tragedy, wealth and romance - a true story of Irish settlers who left their homes in famine-stricken Ireland to find a new life in the wild frontier of Australia
Sons in the saddle by Mary Durack( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The Australian classic Kings in Grass Castles was the saga of the first generation of the pioneering Durack family, beginning their story from 1853. But the second generation of the Durack men were not only hardy pioneers, used to droving cattle thousands of miles through the grandeur of north-west Australia, they were also educated, travelled men, at home in the worlds of commerce and politics
Red Jack by Mary Durack( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The magic trumpet by Mary Durack( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Durack, Mary 1913-1994 Dame
Durack, Mary, Dame, 1913-1994
Durack Miller, Mary 1913-1994
Mary Durack australische Schriftstellerin
Mary Durack Twentieth-century Australian novelist and historian
Miller, Mary Durack 1913-1994
Miller, Mary Durack Dame
Miller, Mary Durack Dame 1913-1994
Languages
English (253)
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