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Stanton Laird is sent from a small town in Oregon to drill for oil in Western Australia. He finds that a million-acre sheep station is almost beyond his comprehension, but he meets and falls in love with Mollie. When they return to America, the small town has become very small indeed.
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"The novel fascinates in its record of the hazards and joys shared by a rich and rewarding company of personalities" (Scotsman)
"The best novel its author has written for some time...his characters...are carved out with fine bold strokes, and the red dust of his million-acre ranch fairly gets in your throat" (Daily Telegraph)
"That shattering, unaffected, literary style of his is wholly deceptive...is, in fact, masterly" (H.E. Bates)
"A brilliantly descriptive writer, a master of suspense" (David Holloway)
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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