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Back of Beyond: Hugh Tindalls stories of a shearing life in outback Australia Freda Marnie Nicholls

Back of Beyond: Hugh Tindalls stories of a shearing life in outback Australia

Freda Marnie Nicholls

Published August 1st 2014
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Kindle Edition
227 pages
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 About the Book 

Hugh Tindall is an ordinary man who has lived through extraordinary times in outback Queensland. From a poor mans selection on the Diamantina in 1928 to owning six large stations with his family, from shearing his first 100 sheep a day at the age ofMoreHugh Tindall is an ordinary man who has lived through extraordinary times in outback Queensland. From a poor mans selection on the Diamantina in 1928 to owning six large stations with his family, from shearing his first 100 sheep a day at the age of sixteen to organising sheds in the long running 1956 shearers strike, Hughs story is part of a turbulent time in the outback, whose history he is passionate about. Told in his own voice, it is an honest account of life in isolated western and central Queensland, where the tough survived or died.