Self published, 2003, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint
"...Swarming inland to the new & fabulously rich gold fields on the Palmer River, they attempted to make their fortunes under extremely harsh conditions, starvation & sickness. Word quickly got out, & white men & women were soon followed by hordes of Chinese eager to glean their share of the precious yellow metal. But the miners hadn't counted on the ferocity of the cannibalistic natives, who, resenting this massive invasion of their country, slaughtered the newcomers in their hundreds as they wended their way on foot & by wagon across the rough country between the Palmer goldfields & Cooktown..." Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 276 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Australia; ISBN: 0958155801. ISBN/EAN: 9780958155809. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19431.