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life and times of Steele Rudd

Eric Drayton Davis

life and times of Steele Rudd

creator of On our selection, Dad and Dave

by Eric Drayton Davis

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Published by Lansdowne Press in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rudd, Steele, 1868-1935.,
  • Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Humorous stories -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 223.

    Statementby his son Eric Drayton Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.D3 Z6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4947202M
    ISBN 100701803290
    LC Control Number76375041


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The Burnie pulp mill played a big part in my early life. Not only did I [ ]. Steele Rudd was born in Queensland inthe eighth child of a family which took up a selection in His own experiences undoubtedly form the basis of this classic set stories of rural life. Rudd established Steele Rudd's Magazine inwhich continued (with name-changes, lapses and revivals) until Rudd was prolific, writing six plays and more than twenty books, including the well-received novel, Memoirs of Corporal Keeley ()/5.

More stories followed, and their popularity led the Bulletin to publish the collections On Our Selection () and He married Violet Brodie in and they had four children. The Bulletin published his first sketch of life as a selector in /5.

"steele rudd." contents. chapter i. starting the selection chapter ii. our first harvest chapter iii. before we got the deeds chapter iv. when the wolf was at the door chapter v.

the night we watched for wallabies chapter vi. good old bess chapter vii. cranky jack chapter viii. a kangaroo hunt from shingle hut chapter ix. On Our Selection – The stories of Steele Rudd He was the son of a Welsh convict and a mother driven from Ireland by the potato famine, but the man who would change his name from Arthur Hoey Davis to Steele Rudd, began life as one of thirteen children at Drayton, near Toowoomba, Queensland.

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Steele Rudd is the pseudonym for Arthur Hoey Davis, creating the well-known characters from Snake Gully and part of Australia’s cultural history. Steele RUDD ( - ) The humorous account of Dad and Dave and the rest of the Rudd clan as they attempt to carve a farming 'selection' out of the Australian wilderness in spite of fire, famine, snakebite, and a loony hired hand.

Steele Rudd gives us a book full of short stories about the misadventures of a family trying to survive on a prickle farm. Hard times and hard luck dealt with in typical Australian humour. You'll laugh, maybe cry a little, but you won't regret the experience. One person found this helpful/5(6).

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Fischer, Albert Henry Fullwood, G. Lambert, Fred Leist, Frank P. Mahony and Alf : Steele Rudd. Steele Rudd (Arthur Hoey Davis) was born on 14 November to Mary and Tom Davis of Drayton.

When Arthur was about four years old, the large family of fifteen moved to Emu Creek near Stanthorpe. Arthur left Emu Creek school at twelve and went on to work as a tarboy on Pilton Station.

At seventeen, Arthur went droving but, with the encouragement of his mother, soon after attained the position. Steele Rudd - On Our Selection. Chapter III. Before We Got The Deeds Our selection adjoined a sheep-run on the Darling Downs, and boasted offew and scant improvements, though things had gradually got a littlebetter than when we started.

This is a self-contained story-arc over eight chapters from the pages of Steele Rudd's book "Back At Our Selection". The Synopsis: After being a shy bachelor for a number of years, Dave (Dad Rudd's second eldest son) has finally got married. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; On Our Selection by Steele Rudd. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Rudd, Steele, Title: On Our Selection Rural families -- Fiction Subject: Farm life -- Fiction Subject: Australia -- Social life and Cited by: TY - BOOK.

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She became sub-editor of his magazine which, under the name Steele Rudd's, was a monthly in With the venture faring badly, Davis moved to Sydney in to be joined by Winifred Hamilton a few months later.

In the magazine became Steele Rudd's and the Shop Assistants' Magazine, but Davis continued to live in hardship. The humorous account of Dad and Dave and the rest of the Rudd clan as they attempt to carve a farming 'selection' out of the Australian wilderness in spite of fire, famine, snakebite, and a.

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From prize-winning short-story writer Cate Kennedy comes a new collection to rival her highly acclaimed Dark Like a House on Fire, Kennedy once again takes ordinary lives and dissects their ironies, injustices and .On Our Selection (Classic Reprint): : Steele Rudd: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

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