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Red dust rising : the story of Ray Fryer of Urapunga / by Marion Houldsworth
Bib ID 3208182
Format BookBook
Author
Houldsworth, Marion
 
Online Versions
Description Rockhampton, Qld. : Central Queensland University Press, 2004 
xv, 216 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781876780524
1876780525
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: PROLOGUE
  • Resumed For Army Exercises...
  • 1. A BIT OF A CHALLENGE 6
  • Tabletop Station in the Early Days
  • 2. A GOOD PADDOCK 25
  • All Souls School
  • 3. GETTING A BIT OF EXPERIENCE 32
  • The Basalt Country; the Gulf; New Guinea; India
  • 4. REACHING UP TO TOUCH BOTTOM 44
  • Starting Out at Urapunga
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 211-212.

Subjects Fryer, Ray.  |  Cattle breeders -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region -- Biography.  |  Ranch life -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region -- Biography.  |  Roper River Region (N.T.) -- Biography.
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