New item Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

BRAND NEW
Please allow 4-7 working days for delivery
This item is shipped from our NZ warehouse

Redbill: From Pearls to Peace - The Life and Times
by Kate Lance

ISBN: 9781920731427
PUBLISHER: Fremantle Press
FORMAT: Paperback
PAGES: 399
PUBLICATION DATE: 9.02.2004
DIMENSIONS: 227mm 658grams

DESCRIPTION:
There were once hundreds of ketches like Redbill fishing for pearlshell in the waters of the old northwest Australia, but few had her gift for survival or friendship. Built in 1903, Redbill sailed, pearling through the great days of Broome and the hard years of the Depression. When war came to the Pacific, Redbill was there as the first bombs fell on Darwin. When her pearling years ended, Redbill took on new lives and new masters. In Papua she hunted crocodiles in giant swamps, carried cargo for missionaries and lived with ex-headhunters as they rebuilt their lost artistic past. Redbill continued her adventurous life as Redbill of Greenpeace, sailing the Pacific to defy the might of French nuclear testing. She supported the refugees of East Timor, helped troubled teenagers through the rough waters of Bass Strait and found the way home for a young Aboriginal man. It was cyclone Rosita's destructive force that eventually ended the lugger's extraordinary life and brought to an end a centu

- Orders after Monday 12th cannot be guaranteed for Christmas
- Dispatch warehouse is closed from 12pm 23rd Dec - Friday 6th Jan
- If using business address pls use PO Box as do not use courier
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Nationwide$5.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Hamilton, Waikato, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit