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Daughter of the Territory, Jacqueline Hammar

Label
Daughter of the Territory
Title
Daughter of the Territory
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Hammar
Title variation
Daughter of the Territory
Title variation remainder
an epic story of adventure, love and survival in the wilds of the Northern Territory
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daughter of the Territory is the amazing life story of Jacqueline Hammar. Born in Darwin in 1929, Jacqueline's childhood was spent in a succession of bush towns before she was sent to school in Darwin. With the outbreak of World War Two, she moved to Brisbane to finish her education. Returning to her beloved Territory, Jacqueline met and married stockman Ken Hammar, and they moved to a vast property in one of the most inaccessible areas of Australia, transporting corrugated iron and cutting down trees to build a crude hut to live in. With only a kerosene stove, scant possessions and a bed, Jacqueline lived a harsh and isolated existence. Her determination and courage helped her survive many hardships, including having to eat pigweed and sweet potato vines when food was scarce. Meanwhile, she supported Ken as he turned huge tracts of wilderness into a prosperous million-acre cattle station. Daughter of the Territory is a testament to a life well lived. Reminiscent of AB Facey's A Fortunate Life and Sara Henderson's From Strength to Strength, Jacqueline's life story is remarkable
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Daughter of the Territory, Jacqueline Hammar
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Daughter of the Territory, Jacqueline Hammar
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945953211
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
xi, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates pages
Isbn
9781760292515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)945953211

Library Locations

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      43 The Mall, Cromwell, 9310, NZ
      -45.0374014 169.1976183
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