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Issue Details: First known date: 1960... 1960 No Boundary Fence
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'Based on the life of Hamilton Hume, this novel is the story of a 'currency lad' who became a great Australian explorer and pioneer. It brings him to life as a man - brave, upright, and capable. And it tells of his love for Elizabeth Dight, and how she waited for him until he was ready to give up the challenges and hardships of exploring. No Boundary Fence transforms Hume from a name in history to a living personality.' (Publisher's blurb).

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  • Dedication: Immortalized in tablets of stone rather than in the literature of his country, Hamilton Hume, the man, stays hidden in the mists of time. This novel is written to bring him back, for Australians to relive his youth, share his loves and hates, tramp beside him, quarrel with him if need be, but, above all, to share in his triumphs. To his memory, as a great Australian, I dedicate this book. F. O'G.
  • Foreword by Stuart H. Hume, President, Goulburn and District Historical Society. 19 November 1957. 'It is not a tome for the historian and research officer, but for those who like their history seasoned with plausible fiction and bound with the purple ribbon of romance....Yes, all the characters in this book really lived-even Scotchy in his nameless grave at the Narrawa. Without a doubt this story contains so much that is true that even those with more than a little knowledge of the history of the Southern Tablelands will have difficulty in noting just where facts make their exits and entrances...This book takes us as far as the 1840s when Hamilton Hume was in his prime and, although his exploring days were over, his work for his native land was far from finished, but that's another story.'
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Works about this Work

Hamilton Hume D. C. Tilghman , 1960 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 July vol. 81 no. 4195 1960; (p. 48-49)
Hamilton Hume Frank O'Grady , 1960 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 15 June vol. 81 no. 4192 1960; (p. 46-48)
Hamilton Hume Frank O'Grady , 1960 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 April vol. 81 no. 4183 1960; (p. 48)
Hamilton Hume 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 23 March vol. 81 no. 4180 1960; (p. 74)

— Review of No Boundary Fence Frank O'Grady , 1960 single work novel
Hamilton Hume Joyce Nicholson , 1960 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 May vol. 81 no. 4188 1960; (p. 47)
Hamilton Hume 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 23 March vol. 81 no. 4180 1960; (p. 74)

— Review of No Boundary Fence Frank O'Grady , 1960 single work novel
Hamilton Hume Frank O'Grady , 1960 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 15 June vol. 81 no. 4192 1960; (p. 46-48)
Hamilton Hume D. C. Tilghman , 1960 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 July vol. 81 no. 4195 1960; (p. 48-49)
Untitled Stuart Hamilton Hume , 1960 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 April vol. 81 no. 4183 1960; (p. 48-49)
Hamilton Hume D. C. Tilghman , 1960 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 11 May vol. 81 no. 4187 1960; (p. 47)
Hamilton Hume Joyce Nicholson , 1960 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 May vol. 81 no. 4188 1960; (p. 47)
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