THE DOG FENCE : A Journey Across the Heart of Australia

Woodford, James

ISBN 10: 1920885269 / ISBN 13: 9781920885267
Published by Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 2004
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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ix, + 260pp., two-page b/white map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft reading crease to front and rear panel, minor edgewear. "At 5400 kilometres, the Dog Fence is one of the longest man-made structures on Earth. It slices across Australia's desert heart, dividing the continent to keep dingoes away from livestock . . . James Woodford's enthralling account of his journey over sand, gibber plains and salt lakes . . . " Contents include: 13 chapters, Epilogue, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008256

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Title: THE DOG FENCE : A Journey Across the Heart ...

Publisher: Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Reprint.

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At 3,500 miles, Australia's dog fence is one of the longest human-made structures on Earth. It slices across the country's desert heart, dividing the continent to keep dingoes away from livestock. Best-selling author James Woodford embarks on a journey to follow its length, traveling some of the loneliest and harshest country in the world.

About the Author:

James Woodford was for a long time a science and environment writer for the Sydney Morning Herald. He won the Eureka Prize for environmental journalism, and was awarded the prestigious Michael Daley prize for science journalism two years running. His hugely entertaining book on wombats, The Secret Life of Wombats, won the Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Award for Best Natural History Book. His other published books are The Wollemi Pine, Whitecap, Real Dirt and The Great Barrier Reef.

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