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Bowyangs and Boomerangs: Reminiscences of 40 Years Prospecting in Australia and Tasmania

Publisher: Hesperian Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 164 pages
Author: M. O'Reilly
Year: (1944) 1984
ISBN: 0859050637
Other: b&w photo
Publisher: Hesperian Press

Facsimile of the original 1944 edition. This is M.J. O'Reilly, or 'Mulga Mick' as he was known, autobiographical account of his life in Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania.

It also includes stories on his and his mining of gold, wolfram, opals, and osmiridium, as well as those on swagging, Jack Flynn, Afghans, camels, mica mines and life in the 1890's in the Australia bush.

Contents:
1. Early Education
2. The Golden West
3. Dryblowing
4. New Rushes
5. A Blackfellow's Heroic Action
6. We Make a Rise
7. A Love Episode
8. The Sacred Nugget Rush
9. A Few Tales of the Early Days
10. A Short Holiday
11. The Murchison
12. Swagmen
13. The Pilbra Goldfield
14. Broome, Wyndham and Darwin
15. Centralia
16. Jack Flynn
17. Marranboy
18. Wolfram Fields
19. Mica Fields
20. The Opal Fields
21. Odd Jobs
22. Aborigines
23. Adamsfield, Tasmania

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