Book: Galloping Jones and Other True Stories from Australia’s History

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Learn how Galloping Jones got his name, why a little boy’s parents used to bury him up to the neck in desert sand, why Tom Coolon shot four men in cold blood, and find out about the woman who gave her name to Alice Springs. Read the adventures of the man who won and lost a fortune chasing gold in the Northern Territory. Read about station owners, pioneers, drovers, and Aboriginal resistance fighters. These are the people who made Australia, and most of them you won’t find in any text book. 34 stories, 70 plus old photographs. Easy to read with a nice clear font. Australia’s past brought to life.

$15.90 plus $3.90 postage and handling in Australia


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(Image credit: PH0429/0189 Ted Morey near the Fitzmaurice River looking for Nemarluk. Northern Territory Library)