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Author Allen, Geoff.

Title Outlaws of the Kimberley underworld : the true-life story of Smokey King of the horse-duffers / Geoff Allen
Published Rockhampton, Qld. : Central Queensland University Press, 2000

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 W'PONDS  364.1552092 King All/Oot  AVAILABLE
Description 206 pages ; 25 cm
Summary In the period 1900-1919 the horse-duffers of the Northern Kimberley used the cover of the monsoonal Wet to steal mobs of horses from the vast stations in the Northern Territory and force-drive them over the border into Western Australia. King Smokey was a master-thief and one of the great bushmen of the Australian outback
Analysis Biography & autobiography (Australia)
Modern history (c 1788-1914)
Notes "These stories were related to me by two north Kimberley old-timers during the several years I spent in the Kimberley underworld shortly after World War II" -- Author's note
Subject Smokey (Australian outlaw)
Kerrigan, Lester
Bushrangers -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Bushrangers -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography
Bushrangers -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Historical fiction, Australian.
Horse stealing -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Horse stealing -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Insurgency -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Insurgency -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Insurgency -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Outlawa -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Outlaws -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Outlaws -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography
Outlaws -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Western Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 00340974
ISBN 1875998748