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Grit An Epic Journey Across the World Peter Wherrett
PB large Size 2005 Edition 192 pages brilliant overall condition, although DW cover slight rubbed, marked, bumped shelf wear, secondhand book, this is a carefully selected pre-loved book. note rear lower edge bumped dented last 30ish pages dinge curled lower edge,
Gripping, fascinating, Awesome, insightful, extremely informative covering wide range & variety aspects & issues,
An account of Francis Birtles, one of Australia's tough & determined adventurers, colourful life included time at sea in the navy, a stint at Cape Colonial Forces during Boer War, 2 years Police trooper in Transvaal, 1912 undertook first of many odysseys first to cross Australia west to east by car, Journey of a lifetime 1927 alone drive from London to Australia 16,000 miles trip, through mountains, desert & tropical jungles, creating his own t rods in places where there were none, an epic journey recorded here, with strands of Britles' earl life, awe-inspiring drive across the world in pursuit of adventure, a hero of his time now almost forgotten, History - pioneer world wide Travel, & lots more, well illustrated

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