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Great bush stories : colourful yarns and true tales from life on the land

Author: Graham Seal
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tales from life on the land and outback adventures continue to intrigue, puzzle and entertain us. This collection is Graham Seal at his best.
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Seal, Graham.
Great Bush Stories : Colourful Yarns and True Tales from Life on the Land.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Seal
ISBN: 1760637866 9781760637866
OCLC Number: 1059387655
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Also by the author; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: The sunburnt country; 1 Bush ways; Across the Blue Mountains; Send 'er down, Huey; On foot to Appin; Bush generosity; Whoppers!; Talking bush; Bush names; The boy with the pony; The man from furthest out; 2 Bush folk; Burgoo Bill; Bundaburra Jack; Bob, the railway dog; Bill Bowyang; Jack-the-Rager; Don't mess with Jess!; Lord of the Bush; 3 Plagues and perishes; Bloody flies!; Last of the nomads; A new chum is bushed; The emu wars; Black days; Perishes; The grave nomads; The 'Fergies' and the flood. 4 Pastimes and pleasuresThe legend of the lost library; The flying Viola girls; Grog; Killing a kangaroo; Painting the land; Buckjumpers; The tea and scone ladies; I mean to get a wife!; 5 Wrongdoing; We'll take the whole damn country; The death of Ben Hall; Hang him like a dog; All in the family; The Namoi horror; Murder by the book; Murderer's bore; A dingo's got my baby; 6 Where the dead men lie; Unhallowed graves; A lady explorer; The lost boy; The great heat of '96; The union buries its dead; The Never Never; The stockman's last bed; 7 Hard yakka; The overlanders; Trouble on the diggings. The blades that felled the bushBush cooks; Ploughing time; Blackbirds; The boundary rider; 8 Stringybark and greenhide; I was by no means an exception; The gum leaf bands; Bush carpentry; A lady in the bush; Building the Barcoo Hotel; Gum trees and gumsuckers; Slippery Bob and other delights; The swagman's story; Stringybark and greenhide; 9 Mysteries; The Devil's Pool; Tall tales; Small tales; Who stole Waltzing Matilda?; Lasseter's undertaker; Lost gold; The forgotten bushranger; The Master Bushman legend; The sentinels of Myrrhee; At Hanging Rock; The last tiger; 10 A land without limits. The World Fair in the desertEnd of the line; Ice and fire; Selling the bush; The Iron Trail; Waters of life; How the outback began; Bush learning; Looking for paradise; By song and star; Notes; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits.
Responsibility: Graham Seal.

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Tales from life on the land and outback adventures continue to intrigue, puzzle and entertain us. This collection is Graham Seal at his best.

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