Ten years after he first took shelter with the Queensland Aborigines, Jack Drew, an escaped convict, has decided the time has come to return to civilization. But while he is unwittingly accepted as a free man, he finds himself at odds with those around him, condemning their treatment of convicts and Aborigines, and intimidated by the basics of civilized society. He finds employment on a back-country farm called Emerald Downs, and when the owner, Major Ferrington, is ordered to take squads of troops into the wilds beyond ...

On Emerald Downs 2003, Headline Book Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9780747270485


On Emerald Downs 2002, Headline Book Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780747268512

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