Great Australian Droving Stories

Marsh Bill 'Swampy'

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Publisher Place: Sydney
Publisher Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition

Description: 273 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. Swampy Gathers Together A Collection Of Adventures That Tell The Authentic Voices Of These Men-and Women-of The Funny, Sad, Surprising, Dramatic And Sometimes Painful Truths About A Way Of Life That Is Fast Disappearing.

Publishers Description: Before utes, planes and helicopters, mustering and droving were done by a group of men who, on horseback, would move thousands of head of cattle and sheep vast distances in the search for better grazing.It was an isolated and often difficult life, but one frequently filled with adventure and great humour.Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled throughout Australia to make sure the voices and stories of these wry, tough men are not lost forever.In this collection of sixty adventures you will find out about the extraordinary lives on the road of the great Australian drover.

ISBN: 9780733313356


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