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Outback stations : [the life and times of Australia's biggest cattle and sheep properties] [sound recording (audio book)] / Evan McHugh ; read by David Tredinnick.

By: McHugh, Evan [author.]Contributor(s): Tredinnick, David [narrator.]Material type: SoundSoundPublisher number: BAB 130725 | Bolinda AudioPublication details: Ultimo, N.S.W. : ABC : Bolinda Audio, 2013Edition: UnabridgedDescription: 9 audio discs (CD) (10 hr., 50 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in containerContent type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781743176610; 1743176619Subject(s): Ranches -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History | Beef cattles -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History | Ranch life -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- HistoryGenre/Form: Audiobooks. DDC classification: 994 Read by David Tredinnick.Summary: This is big country, the outback, home to the largest cattle and sheep stations in the world. So what's life really like when next door is 500 kilometres away, and mustering livestock in their tens of thousands, backbreaking physical labour, and dealing with extreme heat and long hours is all in a day's work? And why would these tough stockmen and women not have it any other way? Bestselling author Evan McHugh gets into his four-wheel drive to find out. Given special access to these properties, Evan goes behind the scenes in the dead heart of Central Australia. Following in the footsteps of the pioneering greats, Evan reveals the fascinating history of these outback stations, and what it takes to work on one today.
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Talking Books Davis (Central) Library
Talking Books
Talking Books 994 MCH 1 Available T00563386
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This is big country, the outback, home to the largest cattle and sheep stations in the world. So what's life really like when next door is 500 kilometres away, and mustering livestock in their tens of thousands, backbreaking physical labour, and dealing with extreme heat and long hours is all in a day's work? And why would these tough stockmen and women not have it any other way?

Bestselling author Evan McHugh gets into his four-wheel drive to find out. Given special access to these properties, Evan goes behind the scenes in the dead heart of Central Australia. Following in the footsteps of the pioneering greats, Evan reveals the fascinating history of these outback stations, and what it takes to work on one today.

Subtitle from container cover.

Read by David Tredinnick.

This is big country, the outback, home to the largest cattle and sheep stations in the world. So what's life really like when next door is 500 kilometres away, and mustering livestock in their tens of thousands, backbreaking physical labour, and dealing with extreme heat and long hours is all in a day's work? And why would these tough stockmen and women not have it any other way? Bestselling author Evan McHugh gets into his four-wheel drive to find out. Given special access to these properties, Evan goes behind the scenes in the dead heart of Central Australia. Following in the footsteps of the pioneering greats, Evan reveals the fascinating history of these outback stations, and what it takes to work on one today.

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