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Mailman of the Birdsville Track

Kristin Weidenbach

Mailman of the Birdsville Track

the story of Tom Kruse

by Kristin Weidenbach

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Published by Hodder in Sydney, NSW .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.)
    • Subjects:
    • Kruse, Tom, 1914-,
    • Postal service -- Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.) -- Employees -- Biography.,
    • Country life -- Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.),
    • Ranch life -- Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.),
    • Birdsville Track (S. Aust. and Qld.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 283).

      StatementKristin Weidenbach.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE7394.K78 W45 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 283 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345596M
      ISBN 10073361521X
      LC Control Number2004353545
      OCLC/WorldCa52868484

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      Based on her book, 'MAILMAN OF THE BIRDSVILLE TRACK', Kristin Weidenbach has written a lively, engaging version for younger readers, capturing the humour, excitement and ingenuity of a classic slice of Australia's fast-vanishing history. Timothy Ide is a South Australian illustrator with a genuine feel for the beauty and hardship of life in the /5(9). Her picture book Tom the Outback Mailman, illustrated by Timothy Ide, won the CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Book of the Year She is the author of the adult titles Rock Star: the Story of Reg Sprigg, Mailman of the Birdsville Track: the Story of Tom Kruse, Blue Flames, Black Gold: The Story of Santos, and First Watch: 40 Years.


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