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The last explorer : autobiography of Michael Terry

Terry, Michael


Michael Terry's autobiography is the story of a hard, adventurous life, much of it in northern and central Australian deserts. Born in 1899, Terry fought as a mechanic in World War 1 in a British armoured car brigade in a little known action in Russia. Gassed, he was invalided out and came to Western Australia in 1919 where, on a cattle station near Carnarvon, he discovered his love for the outback. After a spell as a car salesman in Sydney and as a pioneer truckie in northern NSW, he drove a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
ANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1987
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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