Marsh, Bill "Swampy"
Title GOLDIE: Adventures in a Vanishing Australia
Binding Hardcover and Dustjacket
Book Condition Very Good +
Edition First Edition, 2nd Impression
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Sydney, NSW, Australia ABC Books 2009
0733322603 / 9780733322600
Seller ID 012969
276pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped on lower foredge corner, else nominal edgewear. Textblock unmarked. In 'Goldie', one of Australia's best known and loved storytellers, Bill 'Swampy' Marsh, is told the eye-popping life story of Jack 'Goldie' Goldsmith, born 4 December, 1933 in Springwood, New South Wales. Goldie's story is one full of adventure, misadventure, narrow escapes and drama, much of it in and around Queensland's gulf country working on the big cattle runs - but his story is much more than that . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 41 chapters. Book weight approx. 425g.
Biography, Australia, Personal narratives, Drovers, Social Conditions, Goldsmith, Jack, 1933- , Marsh, Bill, 1950-