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Cooper's Creek: The Opening of Australia
Cooper's Creek The Opening of Australia
Author: Alan Moorehead
This account of the first attempt of a south-north crossing of Australia in 1860 is incredible. The Burke-Wills party set forth to hopefully find an inland sea and rich gold fields. Instead they found privitations beyond imagining: parching heat, sandstorms, plagues of rats, and in Cooper's Creek, the base camp and final resting place for their ...  more »
ISBN: 407394
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 220
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Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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