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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Hodder And Stoughton
Publisher Place: Sydney
Publisher Year: 2003
Description: 283 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. Tom Kruse Was The Mailman For Twenty Years, The Loneliest In Australia.
Publishers Description: Biography of Tom Kruse, mailman for twenty years of the Birdsville Track. From 1942 to 1963 Tom battled searing heat, floods, and mechanical breakdowns each fortnight, and was the lifeline to isolated settlements and stations delivering everything from letters to essential supplies. Looks at the Australian outback before the days of easy air access, radio, and reliable vehicles. Includes photos and references.