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A Sunburnt Childhood

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Description for A Sunburnt Childhood Paperback. For fans of Sheryl McCorry's DIAMONDS AND DUST and Sara Henderson, this is the story of Toni Tapp Coutts's extraordinary childhood on the legendary Killarney cattle station in the Northern Territory as the eldest of ten children and daughter of cattle king Bill Tapp. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BM; JFSF; TVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 320.
Toni Tapp grew up on the massive Killarney Station, where her stepfather, Bill Tapp, was a cattle king. But there was no 'big house' here - Toni did not grow up in a large homestead. She lived in a shack that had no electricity and no running water. The oppressive climate of the Territory - either wet or dry - tested everyone. Fish were known to rain from the sky and sometimes good men drank too much and drowned trying to cross swollen rivers. Toni grew up with the Aboriginal people who lived and worked on ... Read more

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About Toni Tapp Coutts
Born and raised in the Northern Territory, Toni Tapp Coutts has had a varied career, from living on cattle stations, riding in campdrafts and barrel racing, to owning a variety store in outback Borroloola and a dress boutique in Katherine. Her first memoir, A Sunburnt Childhood, was published in 2016 and quickly became an Australian bestseller. Toni ... Read more

Reviews for A Sunburnt Childhood
warm, candid and surprisingly riveting - RM WILLIAMS OUTBACK full of warmth and brio - COUNTRY STYLE the story of a cattle empire forged out of nothing but the bare earth ... a tribute to family, strength and resilience - RURAL WEEKLY

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