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Where the Dead Men Lie

Where the Dead Men Lie

Tales of Graves, Pioneers and Old Bush Pubs

by Bruce Simpson
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/11/2008

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Retired drover and bush poet Bruce Simpson travelled along the old Cobb & Co coach roads and stock routes in western Queensland to find the final resting places of some of our earliest settlers. He tells tales of the perils of life on 'the wastes of the Never Never' and the desperate circumstances faced by victims of accident, sickness, raging bushfires and rising floodwaters - all isolated from help by sheer distance. Along with photographer Ian tinney, whose striking photographs document these sites for posterity, Bruce Simpson visited some of the legendary drinking places, many in ruins, of characters such as bushmen and bushrangers - bringing to life memories of Australia in a long-vanished time.
ISBN:
9780733324598
9780733324598
Category:
Nostalgia: general
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-11-2008
Publisher:
ABC Books
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
204
Dimensions (mm):
235x154x12mm
Weight:
0.31kg

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