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  • Published: 24 November 2008
  • ISBN: 9781742283753
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 312

Bush Aussies

True Stories of Australian Country Characters




Bush Aussies takes us on the road with Allan M. Nixon, as he travels down highways and dusty tracks in search of real Aussie larrikins and legends.

Whether they're out on the land, running a successful business or just down the local pub, every country town has its unforgettable personalities, and Allan, bestselling author of the Beaut Utes series and The Bushies, has a knack for finding them.  He has travelled from rural centres to the back of beyond to introduce us to a wide range of identities – a water diviner, animal trainers, a boomerang maker, a bush poet, a beekeeper and many more.  These true stories of ordinary and extraordinary country character show what the Aussie way of life is really like outside the big cities.Bush Aussies celebrates the colourful, creative and amazing people who make Australia unique.

  • Published: 24 November 2008
  • ISBN: 9781742283753
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 312

About the author

Allan M. Nixon

Allan Nixon is a bushie. He was born in an old Victorian mining town and now lives at the base of a mountain range north of Melbourne. Known as 'The Ute­man' as a result of his bestselling Beaut Utes series of books, Allan travels around Australia writing, and gathering material for future works. His writing and photo­graphy has featured in numerous newspapers and magazines, including Outback magazine. Allan is a 2009 Australia Day Ambassador.

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