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Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong

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Born in 1903 to a pioneering Irish-Catholic family, Bernard O'Reilly spent his first twelve years in the secluded Kanimbla Valley of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The family then moved to the wild and largely unexplored McPherson Ranges in southern Queensland. Here the innate O'Reilly pioneering spirit eventually succeeded in establishing a haven for guests in the midst of a rainforest paradise. Bernard O'Reilly died in 1975.

Green Mountains recreates the events surrounding Bernard O'Reilly's heroic search for and discovery of the survivors of the Stinson wreck. In the second part of the book, O'Reilly tells of the family's move to Queensland from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and their work in establishing the Guest House at Green Mountains.

Cullenbenbong covers the childhood of Bernard O'Reilly. Boyhood adventures, family joys and sadnesses are all told in his own inimitable style together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains' pioneer.

No dust jacket, illustrated boards very good.
Very good pages, minor edge wear.

Item details

Author(s):
O'Reilly, Bernard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
324
Publisher:
Smith & Paterson

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Born in 1903 to a pioneering Irish-Catholic family, Bernard O'Reilly spent his first twelve years in the secluded Kanimbla Valley of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The family then moved to the wild and largely unexplored McPherson Ranges in southern Queensland. Here the innate O'Reilly pioneering spirit eventually succeeded in establishing a haven for guests in the midst of a rainforest paradise. Bernard O'Reilly died in 1975.

Green Mountains recreates the events surrounding Bernard O'Reilly's heroic search for and discovery of the survivors of the Stinson wreck. In the second part of the book, O'Reilly tells of the family's move to Queensland from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and their work in establishing the Guest House at Green Mountains.

Cullenbenbong covers the childhood of Bernard O'Reilly. Boyhood adventures, family joys and sadnesses are all told in his own inimitable style together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains' pioneer.

No dust jacket, illustrated boards very good.
Very good pages, minor edge wear.

Author(s):
O'Reilly, Bernard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
324
Publisher:
Smith & Paterson

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