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Moleskin Midas by Tom Ronan

Moleskin Midas by Tom Ronan

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Moleskin Midas

by Tom Ronan

Cassell and Company, 1956 [First Edition], hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, minor rubbing to edges and corners, dust-jacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, creasing and small chips and tears to edges (see photographs)

"One of the eight offspring of a drunken one-legged ex-convict and a mother who took to the bottle, Tony Yates grew up in a shanty town in the Australian Outback and was made over, at the age of twelve, to Amos Sides, cattle-drover and horse-thief, in exchange for a hind-quarter of stolen beef, a blackfellow and a broken-down horse.  By the time he choked himself to death trying to drink luke-warm champagne straight out of the bottle, he was worth around $200,000 and had already become a legend."

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