Beyond the Big Run
Univ. of Queensland Press, Jan 10, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 238 pages
Offering an in-depth overview of the early days in the Australian cattle industry, this unique memoir describes one man's experiences managing the Humbert River Station for 43 years. Remarkable life-stories intersect with renegades, ruthless bosses, floods and droughts, gun fights, and horse races, capturing the historic sweep of Charlie Schultz’s extraordinary adventures. A colorful, personal account of hardship and triumph complete with photographs and excerpts from diary entries, this narrative describes life in the hostile bush and shares a powerful insight into an older, simpler Australia.
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