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Diamonds And Dust by Sheryl McCorry

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'Sheryl McCorry grew up in the outback carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was eighteen her family moved to Broome, and it was the first time she'd ever used a telephone or seen a television. A year later, only hours after being railroaded into marriage by a fast-talking Yank, Sheryl locked eyes with Bob McCorry, a drover and buffalo shooter. When her marriage ended after only a few months, they began a love affair that would last a lifetime and take them to the Kimberley's harshest frontiers. Sheryl became the only woman in a team of stockmen. She soon learned how to run rogue bulls and to outsmart the neighbours in the toughest game of all - mustering cattle. The playing field was a million acres of unfenced, unmarked boundaries. Sheryl went on to become the first woman in the Kimberley to run two million-acre cattle stations, but her life was not without its share of tragedy. Her story is an epic saga of life in one of the toughest and most beautiful terrains in Australia - a story of hardship, drought, joy and triumph. She now divides her time between Mount Barker and Broome. She has two children and has remarried.' -- Provided by Publisher. This 2007 Pan Macmillan Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9781405037754 SKU: 1319855 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.