Outback Stories - Tracks Further Out explores the lives of outback Australians who shaped the cultural, political and artistic landscape. From Burke and Wills disastrous expedition across the continent to Eddie Mabo's historic land rights claim; from John Bradley Murdoch's chilling murders to horrific croc attacks in far North Queensland; from the studios Pro Hart and Sidney Nolan to the singing careers of Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter.Ian Ferguson has compiled a comprehensive and enlivening collection of stories about Australia and some of its most interesting inhabitants. A great insight into Australia's history past and present, in an easy to read, snappy format.
Ian Ferguson is an Australian non-fiction writer. His previous titles include Gangland Crimes that Shocked Australia, Crimes of Passion that Shocked Australia, Disasters that Shocked Australia and Wearing the Baggy Green: Australian Cricket Encyclopedia.