Whistler's Bones - A Novel of the Australian Frontier

Author(s): Greg Barron

Historical Fiction

At the age of fifteen, Charlie left his home in Bendigo and signed on as a drover with Nat Buchanan. Two years later he was a key man on one of Australia's greatest cattle drives - the Durack family's two-year journey from Cooper's Creek, Queensland - to the Kimberley.

Stumbling on Charlie's largely unknown story, and filling in the gaps with fiction, the author has created a novel unique in Australian literature. An unprecedented adventure, and a passionate love story - Whistler's Bones is both a celebration of the good things in the settlement of Northern Australia - and a damning indictment of the bad.


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General Fields

  • : 9780648062745
  • : Stories of Oz Publishing
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Greg Barron
  • : Paperback
  • : 2020
  • : English