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The Cattle King
     

The Cattle King

by Ion Idriess
 

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At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. Above all Kidman created a mighty cattle empire of more than a hundred stations, fighting droughts, bushfires, floods, and plagues of vermin to do so. His enterprise and

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At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. Above all Kidman created a mighty cattle empire of more than a hundred stations, fighting droughts, bushfires, floods, and plagues of vermin to do so. His enterprise and courage won him a huge fortune and made him a legend.

This engrossing story by famous Australian author Ion Idriess is an inspiring tribute to the remarkable life of Sir Sidney Kidman—the Cattle King.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781743169506
Publisher:
Bolinda Audio
Publication date:
05/28/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged

Meet the Author

Ion Llewellyn Idriess, who won the Order of the British Empire was a prolific and influential Australian author. He wrote over 50 books between 1927 to 1969.

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