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Durack, Mary

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Works: 157 works in 438 publications in 2 languages and 3,689 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Art  Folklore  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: DU102, A823.3
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Kings in grass castles by Mary Durack( Book )
57 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 666 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 263 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 )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
The second generation of 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 )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 234 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 )
30 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 156 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 144 libraries worldwide
Life with the Aborigines of the Kimberley and the Northern Territory - Cockatoo Island, Maningrida, Hooker Creek, the Bardi people from near Derby etc
Kings in grass castles by Mary Durack( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 131 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 106 libraries worldwide
To ride a fine horse by Mary Durack( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 104 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 93 libraries worldwide
"With vivid and passionate descriptions of her beloved outback, Mary Durack brings alive the spirit of our country and those who have shaped it"--Back cover
The Stockman by Hugh Sawrey( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The seven authors of this book write from wide experience of their subjects and present a combination of history, personal reminiscences, and anecdote. This book provides unique comment on the pioneering history of Australia
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 held by 85 libraries worldwide
Yagan of the Bibbulmun by Mary Durack( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The courteous savage : Yagan of Swan River by Mary Durack( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Biography of Yagan, early contact with white settlers (Bibbulmun tribe)
Kings in Grass Castles ( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 75 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
Kookanoo and the kangaroo by Mary Durack( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Chunuma by Mary Durack( Book )
10 editions published between 1936 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Sons in the saddle by Mary Durack( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 51 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Upper Primary Level 3
 
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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 historica uit Australië (1913-1994)
Mary Durack Twentieth-century Australian novelist and historian
Miller, Mary Durack.
Miller, Mary Durack 1913-1994
Miller, Mary Durack Dame
Miller, Mary Durack Dame 1913-1994
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English (268)
Polish (1)
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