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Mailman of the Birdsville Track

$29.95

The story of Tom Kruse ‘a tribute to a man who earned the love of a whole generation of Australians’

Tom Kruse always got the mail through-come drought, hell or high water.  This is a truly a classic Australian story, and captures part of our history that is fast vanishing.

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The Birdsville Track is one of the best known – and the loneliest – tracks in Australia, and for twenty years Tom was the mailman, battling everything from searing heat and floods to mechanical breakdownHe began in the days before reliable vehicles, good communications and air access in case of the emergency.  He made running repairs to the truck, and he loaded and unloaded tons of stores to ferry his cargo across flooded creeks.

Tom Kruse always got the mail through-come drought, hell or high water.  This is a truly a classic Australian story, and captures part of our history that is fast vanishing.

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Weight .350 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 12.5 × 2.5 cm

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