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Mysterious Australia By Rex & Heather Gilroy
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This unique book covers a cross-section of Australian Cryptozoological, Relict Hominid, UFO and Ancient Astronaut Mysteries, Evidence of ‘Lost Civilisations’ as well as pre-Aboriginal... More > Stone-Age races and reveals evidence for long hidden mysteries about which the scientific establishment would prefer we knew nothing.< Less
One Skin For An Overlander By Robert Denis Whittle
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This novel is a captivating story of the early conquest and settlement of Australia. The main characters are a pioneering family and an Aboriginal tribe that meet in tense and often brutal... More > circumstances. The story graphically shows the differences and misunderstandings when the new world meets the old. Conflict is never far away from the reader as the story twists and turns among the stark and beautiful backdrop of the Australian bush. The native Australians, known as Aborigines, with their 40,000 years of culture and diversity help to paint a detailed picture of early life in pre-white man days in Australia. The story takes an unusual turn when 7 white men are hanged for killing Aborigines, an almost unheard of event in the 19th century, in a brutal colonial world.< Less
One Skin For An Overlander By Robert Denis Whittle
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This novel is a captivating story of the early conquest and settlement of Australia. The main characters are a pioneering family and an Aboriginal tribe that meet in tense and often brutal... More > circumstances. The story graphically shows the differences and misunderstandings when the new world meets the old. Conflict is never far away from the reader as the story twists and turns among the stark and beautiful backdrop of the Australian bush. The native Australians, known as Aborigines, with their 40,000 years of culture and diversity help to paint a detailed picture of early life in pre-white man days in Australia. The story takes an unusual turn when 7 white men are hanged for killing Aborigines, an almost unheard of event in the 19th century, in a brutal colonial world.< Less
Lightning Ridge Gems By Cilka Zagar
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Lightning Ridge Gems are opal miners and the women who followed them into the Australian outback where they created a spectacular mosaic of old and new world cultures. Thirty five people who came to... More > Australia from twenty four countries tell their heroic and triumphant stories of how they came to be here and how they see life from their perspective. Together with Aborigines and Australian born they offer stories, traditions, and spirituality to the barren outback.< Less
Big Foot Adventures Down Under By Maggie Meyer
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Out of the dawn of Man they came; the huge, hairy, monstrous ape-men of the aboriginal myth and legend. They haunted the more remote, mountainous forest recesses of the Australian continent, as well... More > as the inhospitable open country of the vast interior. . . They are 'megastralian' monster-men of both myth and reality who come from a time, lost so far back in the mists of the past that their origins can at present only be guessed at. Yet they lived - for they have left evidence of their former presence, in the folklore of our aborigines, as well as in their massive stone implements scattered across the country, and in the often monstrous foot prints they left to fossilize into rock as they journeyed across the landscape of this timeless land.< Less
Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the Years 1840-1: Sent By the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: Including an Account of the Manner By Edward John Eyre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward John Eyre (5 August 1815 – 30 November 1901) was an... More > English land explorer of the Australian continent, colonial administrator, and a controversial Governor of Jamaica.Eyre was born in Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, shortly before his family moved to Hornsea, Yorkshire, where he was christened. His parents were Rev. Anthony William Eyre and Sarah (née Mapleton). After completing grammar school at Louth and Sedbergh, he moved to Sydney rather than join the army or go to university. He gained experience in the new land by boarding with and forming friendships with prominent gentlemen and became a flock owner when he bought 400 lambs a month before his 18th birthday. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_John_Eyre< Less
Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the Years 1840-1: Sent By the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: Including an Account of the Manner By Edward John Eyre
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward John Eyre (5 August 1815 – 30 November 1901) was an... More > English land explorer of the Australian continent, colonial administrator, and a controversial Governor of Jamaica.Eyre was born in Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, shortly before his family moved to Hornsea, Yorkshire, where he was christened. His parents were Rev. Anthony William Eyre and Sarah (née Mapleton). After completing grammar school at Louth and Sedbergh, he moved to Sydney rather than join the army or go to university. He gained experience in the new land by boarding with and forming friendships with prominent gentlemen and became a flock owner when he bought 400 lambs a month before his 18th birthday. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_John_Eyre< Less
Queensland Ringer By Antony Agar
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In North America he's a cowboy, In Australia a ringer. With humour and insight the author has captured the atmoshpere of the Australian outback in this absorbing tale. We meet a young man newly... More > arrived on a north Queensland cattle station, completely out of his depth. We leave him head stockman on a vast Gulf Country station. Readers of all ages will identify with him as he learns the requiered skills, faces the dangers and assumes the responsibilities that bring about the transformation. The interesting characters he meets along the way are well drawn. The experienced men who guide him in the early years. His mates in the mustering camps. The violent types he is obliged to confront during off season labouring jobs. The cattle thieves he encounters. The young ladies who share his life from time to time. Set in the years when it was possible to ride for days on end without seeing a fence and when droving trips that lasted for months were commonplace, this is a book that is hard to put down.< Less
Queensland Ringer By Antony Agar
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In North America he's a cowboy, In Australia a ringer. With humour and insight the author has captured the atmoshpere of the Australian outback in this absorbing tale. We meet a young man newly... More > arrived on a north Queensland cattle station, completely out of his depth. We leave him head stockman on a vast Gulf Country station. Readers of all ages will identify with him as he learns the requiered skills, faces the dangers and assumes the responsibilities that bring about the transformation. The interesting characters he meets along the way are well drawn. The experienced men who guide him in the early years. His mates in the mustering camps. The violent types he is obliged to confront during off season labouring jobs. The cattle thieves he encounters. The young ladies who share his life from time to time. Set in the years when it was possible to ride for days on end without seeing a fence and when droving trips that lasted for months were commonplace, this is a book that is hard to put down.< Less
Your Feet Take You Where Your Heart Is By Cilka Zagar
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Your feet take you where your heart is. The book is a collection of four novels connected by a common motive, Lightning Ridge; it is a rainbow opal picture, which presents the fates of: women,... More > who followed their adventurous men to Lightning Ridge Slovenian and other European migrants local Aborigines opal miners who have in the heart of Australian wilderness found their piece of rainbow happiness.< Less

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