'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)
yHell's Airport and Lasseter's Lost LegacyErrol Coote,
Hawthorndene:Investigator Press,1981Z14017111981single work autobiography One day, as a small group of men were gathered in the office of union official, John Bailey, they were approached by a Mr. Lasseter seeking assistance to mount an expedition to relocate a gold reef he had allegedly found. Sceptical at first, but then convinced by Lasseter's story, the group, which included Errol Coote, agreed to assist him. Coote details the events that ensued.