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Main Title: Packhorse drover / Bruce Simpson.
Author: Simpson, Bruce (Bruce Forbes), 1923-
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Imprint: ABC Books, 1996.
Collation: 175 p. : ill., portraits, facsims, bib., pbk ; 24 cm.
Subject: Simpson, Bruce (Bruce Forbes), 1923-
Cattle drives
Drovers and droving
Poets and poetry
ISBN: 0733304788 :
"Published by ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation." Recollections of an outback drover before the roar of motors, telling of his experiences during the 1950s moving cattle from the Northern Territory to Queensland. Year after year Bruce Simpson walked a mob of cattle more than one thousand strong on outback droving trips through the Northern Territory and Queensland. Also describes his early years on a bush block near Mackay. Includes a collection of poems about droving and bush life. The author has several times been a winner and a placegetter in the Bronze Swagman Awards.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Stacks 338.176 NT SIM Available