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The Fierce Country : True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today.

Author: Stephen Orr
Publisher: Mile End : Wakefield Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The open spaces and isolated places outside Australia's cities have unsettled us from first European settlement to today. In this nail-biting book combining the notorious and little-known, author Stephen Orr has collected true stories that have shaped and continue to haunt the Australian psyche: mysteries, disappearances, mistreatment and murder.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Orr, Stephen.
Fierce Country : True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today.
Mile End : Wakefield Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Orr
ISBN: 9781743055854 1743055854
OCLC Number: 1046618296
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: The Fierce Country; About the author; Title page; Imprint; Contents page 1; Contents page 2; Epigraph; Preface; Chapter 1 --
The Fierce Country; Coal and Cracked Masonry: Dr Hillis Eye Hospital; The 'iron solitude of the hills'; The 'black line'; Myall Creek; Frank Hawson; Eliza Fraser; Daisy Bates; Chapter 2 --
Point Puer Boys' Prison; Chapter 3 --
Jandamarra; Chapter 4 --
The Calvert Expedition; Chpater 5 --
' ... the police seem unableto get any clue': The Gatton Murders; Chapter 6 --
The Tea and Sugar; Chapter 7 --
Ingkaia: Carl and Theodor Strehlow's journey to Horseshoe Bend. Chapter 8 --
The Murchison Murders: 'Snowy' Rowles and Arthur UpfieldChapter 9 --
Lasseter's Reef; Chapter 10: --
1 2 3: The Search for Nicholas Bannon; Chapter 11 --
'Ran out of Petrel': The Page Family; Chapter 12 --
The Faraday School Kidnapping; Chapter 13 --
'I Found Peece': Simon Amos and James Annetts; Chapter 14 --
Clinton Liebelt; Chapter 15 --
Caroline Grossmueller; Chapter 16 --
Robert Bogucki; Chapter 17 --
The Disappearance of Peter Falconio; Chapter 18 --
'We believe he is sinless': The Murder of Imran Zilic; Chapter 19 --
Wake in Fright: The Fierce Country Made Real; Sources; Newspapers. Books, Journals and MagazinesWebsites; Television, Radio, Film and Song; Acknowledgements; Wakefield Press; Back cover.

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The open spaces and isolated places outside Australia's cities have unsettled us from first European settlement to today. In this nail-biting book combining the notorious and little-known, author Stephen Orr has collected true stories that have shaped and continue to haunt the Australian psyche: mysteries, disappearances, mistreatment and murder.

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