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Murray River : One River, Many Lands - Shane Strudwick

Murray River

One River, Many Lands

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Published: 7th March 2012
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The illustrated story of Australia’s greatest river, that captures all the romance, history and colour of the Murray -- paddle steamers, bushrangers, homesteads, Aboriginal culture, the mallee, 36 different river towns, megafauna, the ancient ocean, Murray-Darling Basin, icons of the Murray, Discover Murray River Trail, ancient fossilised cliffs, Bridges of the Murray, proud architecture, explorers, legends, floods and pioneers, Captain Charles Sturt, irrigation of the Murray River, dams, barrages and reservoirs, locks and weirs, landscapes of the Murray River, souvenirs of our past, abundant wildlife, houseboating, Lake Cullulleraine, Australian pelicans, classic Aussie pubs, sheep and wool, pioneer museums, Ponde - the Ngurunderi Dreaming, great Murray River Cod, signs from the region, Snowy Mountains Scheme, mist and fog, Murray River Red Gums, Australia’s wine garden, local and fresh produce, Murray River at night and more.

About the Author

Shane Strudwick has been photographing the Murray River and Mallee region for this book for over 6 years starting in 2004. He′s aiming to reveal a small part of the secrets, stories, character and connections of this wonderful region for you to enjoy. The stunning, unique and sometimes quirky images show a landscape and communities that have diversity, strength and beauty not seen anywhere in the world. As the Murray River has been through significant drought and stress this book shows you there′s a lot more to the river than meets the eyes.

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Murray River
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

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Pros

  • Informative (8)
  • Easy to understand (7)
  • Well written (7)
  • Relevant (5)
  • Deserves multiple readings (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reference (7)
    • Travel reading (6)
    • Gift (4)
    • Older readers (3)
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    5.0

    I thoroughly enjoyed this informative bo

    By Lisa

    from SOUTH australia

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Informative
    • Inspirational
    • Relevant
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Older Readers
      • Reference
      • Travel Reading

      Comments about Murray River:

      Not only was this book informative but visually stimulating with great photography of the Murry river and surrounds. It extensively covered all facets concerning the river.

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      5.0

      buying this book again for a gift

      By loveaholden

      from adelaide

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Informative
      • Relevant
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Older Readers
        • Travel Reading

        Comments about Murray River:

        great pictures,stories,and interesting fact's

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        5.0

        Great Aussie Book

        By Derek

        from Kingswood SA

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Understand
        • Informative
        • Inspirational
        • Relevant
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Reference

          Comments about Murray River:

          Great ideas on travel. Good lay-out. Informative history.
          Superb photography.
          Great reading, insirational and makes one want to hurry up a go.

          Simply, Great Book about a Great River.

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          5.0

          Awesome

          By River rider

          from Bacchus Marsh

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          Pros

          • A Great Insight
          • Beautiful photography
          • Easy To Understand
          • Informative
          • Inspirational
          • Relevant
          • This is a must have book
          • Well Written

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            • Reference
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            Comments about Murray River:

            This is a must have book for anyone interested in our mighty Murray River. A great resource of information.

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            4.0

            Excellent service, great book

            By Nan

            from Grovedale

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            Pros

            • Easy To Understand
            • Informative
            • Well Written

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              Comments about Murray River:

              Prompt delivery, arrived well packaged so as not damage book, would buy through Booktopia again.

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              5.0

              Great Insight

              By Susie

              from Wingham Australia

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              Pros

              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Understand
              • Informative
              • Well Written

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                Best Uses

                • Gift
                • Older Readers
                • Reference
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                • Younger Readers

                Comments about Murray River:

                Great insight to Murray River and surrounds covering things to do, what to see and the history. Amazing photos.

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                4.0

                beautiful!

                By Sam

                from Adelaide SA

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                Pros

                • A keeper
                • Informative

                Cons

                • Not Enough On The Wildlif

                Best Uses

                • Reference
                • Travel Reading

                Comments about Murray River:

                we travelled a tiny portion of the Might Murray with this book in front of us and it certainly added to the pleasure of our journey. would have liked some more pictures & details of the birds & wildlife.

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                4.0

                Indespensable

                By GypsyRom

                from All over

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                Pros

                • Easy To Understand
                • Informative
                • Inspirational
                • Relevant
                • Well Written

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                  Comments about Murray River:

                  A must have for Trekkers along the Murray

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                  ISBN: 9780733330896
                  ISBN-10: 0733330894
                  Audience: General
                  Format: Paperback
                  Language: English
                  Number Of Pages: 176
                  Published: 7th March 2012
                  Publisher: ABC Books
                  Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.4  x 1.3
                  Weight (kg): 0.77