'Wrestled from the primordial Australian wilderness, Tibooburra Station had taken the blood, sweat, and tears of generations of Kerricks and given them a magnificent heritage in return. But now the golden legacy of the outback station was threatened by the disappearance of the young boy who would one day inherit it all.
Fleeing the pain of being abandoned by his mother, eight-year-old Jeremy Kerrick wandered the rough-and-ready gold towns of the frontier and came to manhood among the primitive Aborigines. of the vast, unexplored interior. At one with the land, he drew from it an indomitable strength that enabled him to win the woman of his dreams. Together, they would meet the challenge of the outback or die trying.'-(Back cover)