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Kristin Weidenbach - Mailman of the Birdsville Track - 9780733633287 - V9780733633287
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Mailman of the Birdsville Track

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Description for Mailman of the Birdsville Track Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 342.

For the people who lived in the desert between Marree and Birdsville, contact with the outside world was hard and sporadic - but one man was their lifeline: Tom Kruse. For more than twenty years he was the connection with the outside world for the families, station workers and others who lived along the Birdsville Track.

Tom delivered everything from the mail and newspapers to fuel and food - whole communities waited in anticipation for him to drop off their supplies. But it was a hard life, from regularly making running repairs to his truck to unloading and reloading ... Read more

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Hachette Australia Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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About Kristin Weidenbach
Kristin Weidenbach became a writer after completing postdoctoral research at Stanford University in the United States. She has won several international awards for her writing and her articles have appeared in Science, Australian Geographic and academic publications. She is the author of THE MAILMAN OF THE BIRDSVILLE TRACK and the children's picture book, TOM THE OUTBACK MAILMAN, illustrated by Timothy ... Read more

Reviews for Mailman of the Birdsville Track
Full of characters - Daily Telegraph Told with honesty and vigour - Sydney Morning Herald A tribute to a man who earned the love of a whole generation of Australians and shows us that the pioneer characteristics of guts and good-natured stoicism are still beautiful - The Age

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