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Mailman of the Birdsville Track: The Story of Tom Kruse

By: Kristin Weidenbach

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Hachette Australia: 2014

Seller ID: 000450

ISBN: 0733633285

Condition: New


The truly classic Australian story of Tom Kruse - legendary mailman of the Birdsville Track. For the people who lived in the desert between Marree and Birdsville, contact with the outside world was hard and sporadic - but one man was their lifeline: Tom Kruse. For more than twenty years he was the connection with the outside world for the families, station workers and others who lived along the Birdsville Track. Tom delivered everything from the mail and newspapers to fuel and food - whole communities waited in anticipation for him to drop off their supplies. But it was a hard life, from re... View more info