Hell West and Crooked

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Ulverscroft, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 641 pages
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Recounts the author's experiences in the Australian Outback during the 1920s and 30s, detailing his various roles as drover and stationhand, buffalo shooter, and crocodile hunter

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With a matter of fact style touched with humor, Cole writes about his life in northern Australia working with cows, horses, buffalo, and the many interesting people he meets. While I'm not usually interested in books about horses and cattle, I found that Cole's narration held my interest.

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User Review  - Brian Lomas - Goodreads

Wow, this was book was an insight into droving in the 1920' and 30's in Australia. Cole detailed not only the everyday life of a drovr but also the experiences of Australia's cattlemen. In addition ... Read full review


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