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Thirty years with men, Harry Ding's story of an Outback transport operator.

Thirty Years with Men

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$16.95

Thirty years with men is Harry Ding’s recollections of the pioneering years of transportation in the OUTBACK of Australia. Harry Ding’s trucks operated on rough roads and sometimes no roads. The drivers were carting wool, sheep and supplies to the remote station homesteads and towns. Memoirs of a man starting with a horse and cart, who pioneered...

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Our online shop has a range of books on display. It is our intention to grow this display. Some books in the shop are listed below. “Thirty years with Men”, is the story of Harry Ding of Yunta and Olary area.  Harry Ding operated a number of trucks, employing men to drive them through the...

Mail for the Back of Beyond

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$19.95

Written by John Maddock, a past editor of Truck and Bus magazine It is an easy to read book about the mail runs in the corner country and about Harry Ding’s (H.E. Ding of Yunta South Australia) and trucks which contributed so much to those living in isolated areas of Australia in the 1930’s. This...

What seed is that. – Revised Edition

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The revegetation industry has moved ahead since the first printing of this book, as well as the knowledge now available. This revised edition now looks at the next phase of seed collection; that is, its use in revegetation. Our rapid clearance of the Australian landscape during the past 200 years has brought many serious land...

LASSETER’S GOLD

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$38.00

It seems almost everyone who became involved in the search for Lasseter’s Reef had an agenda, and indeed greed and paranoia flourished under the desert sun. Reading this absorbing account, I was reminded of the classic 1940s Humphrey Bogart film The Treasure of Sierra Madre, in which a combination of harsh environment, distrust and greed...

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Tin Mosques & Ghantowns

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$45.00

Feral camels roam among the saltbush, scrub and gibber plains of central Australia.  These magnificent beasts are so prized in their ancestral homelands that they are now the basis of a thriving export-bloodstock trade to the Middle East.  How camels came to Australia, the party they played in inland exploration and development, and, above all,...

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Outback Heroes

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$24.95

In Outback Heroes,  Evan McHugh brings together his favourite ripping yarns from the Australian frontier.  He beings with escaped convict William Buckley, who emerged, who emerged from the forest after thirty-two years in the wild

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A town like Alice

A town like Alice

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$24.95

The story falls broadly into three parts. In Post-World War II London, Jean Paget, a secretary in a leather goods factory, is informed by solicitor Noel Strachan that she has inherited a considerable sum of money from an uncle she never knew. But the solicitor is now her trustee and she only has the use...

The Last Paradise.

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Tom Cole hunted crocodiles and buffalo, was a horse-breaker, brumby runner and drover, owned and managed cattle stations and coffee plantation. The Last Paradise is the sequel to Tom Cole’s bestselling autobiography Hell West and Crooked and recounts his story of thirty years in New Guinea amongst ‘crocodiles, cannibals and coffee’. Operating as the first...

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