Bushman Of The Red Heart

Bushman Of The Red Heart

Boolarong

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Bushman of the Red Heart celebrates not only Ben, but also his parents Liz and Sam Nicker and their work in Central Australia from the Arltunga Goldfields in 1903 to Ryan’s Well/Glen Maggie from 1914-1930. In 1923 fifteen year old Ben crossed the Tanami Desert solo.

In the 1930s Ben took his team of camels and guided Michael Terry’s expeditions in a triumph of bushmanship through the barren lands where Gibson and then Lasseter perished. In Word War II Ben met a hero’s death in the campaign in Greece.

Weight 246 g
Dimensions 230 × 160 × 8 mm
ISBN

9781922109262

Format

Page extent

148

Publication Year

2012

Subject

Biography & Autobiography

Imprint

Boolarong Press


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