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Ghosts of the big country, Keith Willey

Label
Ghosts of the big country
Title
Ghosts of the big country
Statement of responsibility
Keith Willey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Story of Willey's sentimental journey back to the Far North after 20 years; tales and reminiscences of old settlers and Aborigines and a disappearing way of life
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1930-1984
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Willey, Keith
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Morcom, Albert
  • Martin, Jim
  • Penman, Bill
  • Nym, Young
  • Australia, Northern
  • Northern Territory
Label
Ghosts of the big country, Keith Willey
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
"Man's riches are the fewness of his wants" -- Albert Morcom..."Pukko Marlbo"... and goodbye -- The last of the "never-never" people -- Jimmy Martin and the great donkey scheme -- Bill Penman and the Katherine Caves -- The death of Young Nym -- The tragedy of Dennis, the drunken pig -- Life on the Plain -- Darwin re-visited -- Every boy's dream of adventure -- Off to the Daly River-O! -- The long road -- The ghosts of the overlanders -- Two men and the bush
Control code
M0027430
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 243 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
0040820
Label
Ghosts of the big country, Keith Willey
Publication
Contents
"Man's riches are the fewness of his wants" -- Albert Morcom..."Pukko Marlbo"... and goodbye -- The last of the "never-never" people -- Jimmy Martin and the great donkey scheme -- Bill Penman and the Katherine Caves -- The death of Young Nym -- The tragedy of Dennis, the drunken pig -- Life on the Plain -- Darwin re-visited -- Every boy's dream of adventure -- Off to the Daly River-O! -- The long road -- The ghosts of the overlanders -- Two men and the bush
Control code
M0027430
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 243 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
0040820

Library Locations

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