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The Pearling Master by Tom Ronan

The Pearling Master by Tom Ronan

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The Pearling Master

A Memoir

by Tom Ronan

Cassell, 1958, [First Edition], hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, minor rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, front flypaper removed, price-clipped dustjacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, insect holes, tears, chipping to edges and corners (see photographs)

“In Vision Splendid and Moleskin Midas Tom Ronan portrayed, from his own long experience, the life of the cattle drivers and the isolated stations in the backwoods of Northern Australia.  Now he takes us to the town of Flotsam on the coast, as it was in the early part of the century, to live for a while with the polygot inhabitants of a community whose lives depend upon the pearls and pearl shell to be gleaned from the bottom of the sea.”

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