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The complete book of Australian Flying Doctor stories

by Bill Marsh | 01 January 2013
Category: General Biography
Synopsis
This is a moving and often hilarious collection of true stories about the life in the Australian Outback. Here of those whose very lives depend on the Royal Flying Doctor Service, like the man suffering from extreme burns who rode his motorbike 18km back across his property to get help while opening and closing every gate along the way because you 'always leave gates as you find them'. Out there, stoicism and a sense of humour go hand in hand, as in the case of the stockman with a compound leg fracture who, when asked by the Flying Doctor if it hurt, replied, 'oh, it itches a bit.' Through fog, lightning, thunder, flooding rains and dust storms, the Flying Doctor braves the elements to get to the remote outback landing strips where they're needed.
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Synopsis
This is a moving and often hilarious collection of true stories about the life in the Australian Outback. Here of those whose very lives depend on the Royal Flying Doctor Service, like the man suffering from extreme burns who rode his motorbike 18km back across his property to get help while opening and closing every gate along the way because you 'always leave gates as you find them'. Out there, stoicism and a sense of humour go hand in hand, as in the case of the stockman with a compound leg fracture who, when asked by the Flying Doctor if it hurt, replied, 'oh, it itches a bit.' Through fog, lightning, thunder, flooding rains and dust storms, the Flying Doctor braves the elements to get to the remote outback landing strips where they're needed.
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€18.19
54 Reward Points
In stock online
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

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Product Details

ISBN - 9780733332142
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 01/01/2013
Categories - All, Books, Biography & True Crime, Biography, General Biography
No. of Pages - 801
Weight - 1.2
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 20
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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