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Tom & Jack : A Frontier Story Geraldine Byrne

Tom & Jack : A Frontier Story

Geraldine Byrne

Published 2006
ISBN : 9781920731076
Paperback
304 pages
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A veteran drover and cattleman, Tom Kilfoyle partnered his kinsmen the Duracks in exploring and overlanding to the Kimberleys. His son Jack was an enterprising and mischievous man, the defendant in charges ranging from cattle duffing to breach ofMoreA veteran drover and cattleman, Tom Kilfoyle partnered his kinsmen the Duracks in exploring and overlanding to the Kimberleys. His son Jack was an enterprising and mischievous man, the defendant in charges ranging from cattle duffing to breach of promise of marriage, and is remembered for his enlightened attitudes towards land management and Aboriginal stockmen.A great real-life adventure and enthralling family saga, Tom and Jack is one of the rare success stories of the early days of the Kimberley cattle industry. The author, a granddaughter of one of the original overlanders, had meticulously researched this fascinating history.