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Author Carroll, Margaret, 1948-

Title The man who loved crocodiles and stories of other adventurous Australians / Marg Carroll
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2011
Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2011

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 MELB  920.094 Car/Mwl  AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 364 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction -- Flying high : Heather Innes -- Last of the buffalo-hide hunters : Peter and Lena Pan Quee -- The camel lady : Di and Cedric Zischke -- Back-country milkman : Bill Baird -- For love of the land : Pam Robinson -- The man who loved crocodiles : Malcolm Douglas -- The colour of life : Ada Clark -- Perfect pearl : Seaman Dan -- Supermum : Mabel Kilby -- The promise : Ian and Lyn Conway -- Healing with nature : Janice Sarre Smith -- Escape to freedom with the help of a daisy : Milos Stefanek
Summary Real stories can touch our humanity and move us to understand ourselves, as well as the person we are reading about. The adventurers here provide a mosaic of Australia over the past century, a priceless legacy
Notes Title story refers to Malcolm Douglas, a resident of W.A
Subject Adventure and adventurers -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Australians -- Anecdotes.
Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Biographies.
ISBN 1742370330 (paperback)
9781742370330 (paperback)