0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Great Australian Journeys by Graham Seal

'Graham Seal has the knack of the storyteller' - Warren Fahey AM

Australia's history is one of epic journeys, intrepid explorers and mysterious disappearances in far flung places. From perilous sea voyages to the distant south land, to forays across vast deserts on horseback, they are stories of endurance and misadventure, survival and loss.

Master storyteller Graham Seal has gathered together a gripping collection of famous and lesser-known journeys by land, sea and air in the 19th and early 20th centuries. As Warren Fahey writes in his foreword, 'Some journeys, like those of Burke and Wills, Lasseter's First Find, and the razing of the riverboat Rodney, are relatively well known. Others, mostly unknown, are tales of bravado, determination and, sometimes, sheer madness.'

From the comfort and safety of your armchair you can join some of Australia's bravest and also some of its most foolhardy men and women in their adventures.

Buy Great Australian Journeys by Graham Seal from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781760630973
ISBN-10: 1760630977
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 128mm x mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: Australia

Other Editions - Great Australian Journeys by Graham Seal

Book Reviews - Great Australian Journeys by Graham Seal

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Great Australian Journeys book by Graham Seal and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Graham Seal

Graham Seal is Professor of Folklore at Curtin University, and a leading expert on Australian cultural history. He is the bestselling author of Great Australian Stories, Larrikins, Bush Tales and Other Great Australian Stories, and The Savage Shore.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.