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Issue Details: First known date: 1932... 1932 Gripped by Drought
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'Gripped By Drought is a powerful story of a man's battle not only with the elements of nature which threatened the ruin of his huge Australian sheep-farm, but also with a loveless and unhappy marriage. For Frank Mayne, master of well-nigh a million-acre sheep station, life assumed its most dreary aspect. No rain for his farm, a wife who involved him in an orgy of spending and entertainment, and with disaster just round the corner, there seemed little prospect of happiness. Yet in the darkest hour of all, after the many unexpected and sometimes thrilling situations, the darkest hour of the drought gave way to rain and Mayne's tribulations became of the past.' (Synopsis)

Notes

  • Dedication: To My Friend E. V. Whyte to whom I am indebted for the pastoral statistics and other data which made this story possible
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hutchinson ,
      1932 .
      Extent: 288, 40p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publisher's catalogue at end of book.
    • Montana,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Dennis McMillan ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 288p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Limited edition info: 450 copies.
      ISBN: 0939767198
    • Exile Bay, Drummoyne - Concord area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: ETT Imprint , 2015 .
      image of person or book cover 1585634721958686070.jpg
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      Extent: 295p.
      Reprinted: 2017
      ISBN: 9781925416800

Works about this Work

Arthur W. Upfield Retrospective Carol Hetherington , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 1 no. 2 2012; (p. 269-273)

— Review of The Bony Bulletin 1981-1990 periodical (3 issues); The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel ; Arthur W. Upfield : Life and Times of Bony's Man A. J. Milnor , 2008 single work biography ; Up and Down Australia : Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2008 selected work short story ; Up and Down Australia Again : More Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work short story ; Up and Down the Real Australia : Autobiographical Articles and The Murchison Murders Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work autobiography non-fiction ; Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel ; Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life and Times Michael Duke , 2010 single work criticism ; When Bony Was There : A Chronology of the Life and Career of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Kees De Hoog , 2010 single work criticism ; A Royal Abduction Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
Upfield's New Novel : Drought in N.S.W. John K. Ewers , 1932 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily News , 12 November vol. 51 no. 17,994 1932; (p. 9)

— Review of Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
Upfield's New Novel : Drought in N.S.W. John K. Ewers , 1932 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily News , 12 November vol. 51 no. 17,994 1932; (p. 9)

— Review of Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
Arthur W. Upfield Retrospective Carol Hetherington , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 1 no. 2 2012; (p. 269-273)

— Review of The Bony Bulletin 1981-1990 periodical (3 issues); The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel ; Arthur W. Upfield : Life and Times of Bony's Man A. J. Milnor , 2008 single work biography ; Up and Down Australia : Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2008 selected work short story ; Up and Down Australia Again : More Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work short story ; Up and Down the Real Australia : Autobiographical Articles and The Murchison Murders Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work autobiography non-fiction ; Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel ; Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life and Times Michael Duke , 2010 single work criticism ; When Bony Was There : A Chronology of the Life and Career of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Kees De Hoog , 2010 single work criticism ; A Royal Abduction Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
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