My Droving Days: Life on the Long Paddock

4 avg rating
( 25 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781742379876: My Droving Days: Life on the Long Paddock
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Peter Moore left the city behind in 1952 to become part of a dying breed—a long distance drover. In My Droving Days we follow his progress through the 1950s as he rubs shoulders with the larger-than-life characters—and their dogs and horses—who trekked along the outback stock routes of western Queensland and New South Wales. Meet the world's worst cattle dog and the station hand, Charlie, who blows a laden outside toilet (and its contents) sky high; thrill to the high drama of a night rush (stampede); catch a poddy dodger in the act and live to tell the tale; literally get caught by a beast's horns; take on a brown snake while collecting wild duck eggs; or shoot a few kangaroos to feed the 27 dogs in the team. My Droving Days captures the real taste of the outback and the vanishing world of the overlanders, bulldust and all.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Peter Moore was a drover throughout the 1950s. He married his wife Shirley Moore in 1960. She started writing in 1992 and has had several short stories published and articles published.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 22.95
US$ 32.98

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 9.54
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781760110963: My Droving Days: Life on the Long Paddock

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1760110965 ISBN 13:  9781760110963
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2014
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Moore, Peter/ Moore, Shirley
Published by Allen & Unwin (2012)
ISBN 10: 1742379877 ISBN 13: 9781742379876
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2012. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 224 pages. 8.10x5.40x0.80 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1742379877

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.98
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.54
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Peter Moore; Shirley Moore
Published by Allen & Unwin (2012)
ISBN 10: 1742379877 ISBN 13: 9781742379876
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1742379877

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 76.85
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds