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The Wild West in Australia and America

By: Jack Drake

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003982

ISBN: 1921920475

Condition: New


In this volume of The Wild West, Drake tells stories about the squattocracy, the cattle kings and the land barons; mounted police, sheriffs and posses in the pursuit of their elusive prey; bushrangers and outlaws and why they are so loved in popular fantasy; stockmen, ringers and cowboys; early white settlement and both friendly and hostile contact with indigenous peoples; and six shooters, gun slingers, snider rifles and infamous shoutouts. View more info

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The Outback Vs the Wild West # Sequel to The Wild West in Australia and America

By: Jack Drake

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003983

ISBN: 1921920513

Condition: New


In this volume Drake, focuses on the famous pastoral explorers, drovers and trail drivers; the poddydodgers, horse-thieves and rustlers; the wars of the land grabbers with Australian Aborigines and the American Indians; the clashes of lawless western entrepreneurs with the laws of the bit cities in the east; the colourful females who ventured our into a man's world and made their names, the transport by puffing billies and famous stage coach lines and buckjumpers, roughriders and rodeos. View more info

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The Cattle Dog's Revenge: Bush Ballads and Yarns

By: Jack Drake

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003985

ISBN: 1921920491

Condition: New


The Australian bushmans sense of humour is legendary dry, laconic and with a good bite. Jack Drake is one of Australia's best writers and reciters of this comic bush verse. He also has a great sense of farcical and the crazy tall story. These are ballads and yarns you'll want to recite in the evenings on the verandah. View more info