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Diamonds and dust, Sheryl McCorry with Bruce L Russell

Label
Diamonds and dust
Title
Diamonds and dust
Statement of responsibility
Sheryl McCorry with Bruce L Russell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sheryl McCorry grew up in the outback carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was eighteen her family moved to Broome, and it was the first time she'd ever used a telephone or seen a television. A year later, only hours after being railroaded into marriage by a fast-talking Yank, Sheryl locked eyes with Bob McCorry, a drover and buffalo shooter. When her marriage ended after only a few months, they began a love affair that would last a lifetime and take them to the Kimberley's harshest frontiers. Sheryl became the only woman in a team of stockmen. She soon learned how to run rogue bulls and to outsmart the neighbours in the toughest game of all - mustering cattle. The playing field was a million acres of unfenced, unmarked boundaries. Sheryl went on to become the first woman in the Kimberley to run two million-acre cattle stations, but her life was not without its share of tragedy. Her story is an epic saga of life in one of the toughest and most beautiful terrains in Australia - a story of hardship, drought, joy and triumph. She now divides her time between Mount Barker and Broome. She has two children and has remarried." -- Provided by Publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
636.01092
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Diamonds and dust, Sheryl McCorry with Bruce L Russell
Label
Diamonds and dust, Sheryl McCorry with Bruce L Russell
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: Story of a million-acre cattle queen
  • Followed by: Stars over Shiralee
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Related Location
Related Agents
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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
Contents
"Sheryl McCorry grew up in the outback carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was eighteen her family moved to Broome, and it was the first time she'd ever used a telephone or seen a television. A year later, only hours after being railroaded into marriage by a fast-talking Yank, Sheryl locked eyes with Bob McCorry, a drover and buffalo shooter. When her marriage ended after only a few months, they began a love affair that would last a lifetime and take them to the Kimberley's harshest frontiers. Sheryl became the only woman in a team of stockmen. She soon learned how to run rogue bulls and to outsmart the neighbours in the toughest game of all - mustering cattle. The playing field was a million acres of unfenced, unmarked boundaries. Sheryl went on to become the first woman in the Kimberley to run two million-acre cattle stations, but her life was not without its share of tragedy. Her story is an epic saga of life in one of the toughest and most beautiful terrains in Australia - a story of hardship, drought, joy and triumph. She now divides her time between Mount Barker and Broome. She has two children and has remarried." -- Provided by Publisher
Control code
471814
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
[x], 293 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781405037754
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP471814
  • (AuCNLKIN)000041900279
  • (Nz)11529897
  • (OCoLC)174290561
  • 11529897

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