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Coomina :The Golden Valley single work   novella   children's   adventure  
Issue Details: First known date: 1899... 1899 Coomina :The Golden Valley
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Three men travelling in North Australia are looking for land and are dying of thirst when they come across three young men. The young men take them to water and then to their home to feed them, then begin to tell their story of settling on this land.


  • This was the third of a number of adventure stories for children ('Australian westerns'), involving bush settings and depictions of Aboriginal people, which 'Bulloo' wrote for The Queenslander in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Serialised by: The Queenslander 1866 newspaper (2591 issues)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Queenslander 22 July 1899 Z1788833 1899 newspaper issue 1899 pg. 167 Section: Children's Corner

    Serialised in The Queenslander in 21 weekly instalments from 22 July 1899 to 9 December1899

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