Mailman of the Birdsville Track

Mailman of the Birdsville Track

The Story of Tom Kruse

Book - 2003
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Biography of Tom Kruse, mailman for twenty years of the Birdsville Track. From 1942 to 1963 Tom battled searing heat, floods, and mechanical breakdowns each fortnight, and was the lifeline to isolated settlements and stations delivering everything from letters to essential supplies. Looks at the Australian outback before the days of easy air access, radio, and reliable vehicles. Includes photos and references.
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Hodder Headline Australia, 2003.
ISBN: 9780733615214
Branch Call Number: 383.492 WEI
Characteristics: xvii, 283 p., [16] p. of plates : maps ; 24 cm.


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