Includes stories from Lawson's main collections - While the Billy Boils, On the Track and Over the Sliprails.
* Contents derived from the Hawthorn,Camberwell - Kew area,Melbourne - Inner South,Melbourne,Victoria,:Lloyd O'Neil,1970 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Lawson writes about the remote town of Hungerford, which straddles the N.S.W. and Queensland border. Lawson's story is derived from his visit to Hungerford in January 1893, when he and James Gordon (and possibly Ernest de Guinney) walked there from Torale shearing shed, near Bourke.