y Perched On the Rails single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Perched On the Rails
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'An account of one man's odyssey from 1945 to the '80s, through the far-flung stock camps of East Kimberley, Queensland's Gulf country, South Australia's N.E., the Wiluna desert fringe and ultimately from Pilbara to the closely settled area of Bindoon, near Perth.

Memories of the work, the fun, the fauna, some politics, the encroachments of technology and some marvellous but largely unsung people met along the way.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)


  • Dedication: Dedicated to all those who have joined me in the work, the fun and the privilege of being an Australian - and to my family, whom I cherish.


* Contents derived from the Carlisle, Victoria Park area, South & South East Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Hesperian Press , 1993 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Breaker's Lamenti"If ever you're handing a rough one", Anonymous , 1993 single work poetry (p. iii)
Paterson's Prayeri""O Heavenly Father if You please", 1993 single work poetry satire (p. 12)

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  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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  • 1945-1980
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