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7 edition of Legend of Lasseter"s Reef found in the catalog.

Legend of Lasseter"s Reef

by Mark Greenwood

  • 110 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Western Australia Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Australia,
  • Central Australia,
  • Gold mines and mining,
  • Lasseter"s Reef (Legendary place),
  • Prospecting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8656685M
    ISBN 101876268999
    ISBN 109781876268992
    OCLC/WorldCa60424348

      Journal entries and letters are included. Analysis of Lasseter’s information suggests that legend outweighs fact, yet there are also those who firmly believe that one day someone will rediscover ‘Lasseter’s reef’. Such is the stuff of legends. Lasseter the man, the legend, the gold by Kathryn England Omnibus Books   Author bio: Mark Greenwood is an author with a passion for Australian history. His books, The Legend of Moondyne Joe and The Legend of Lasseter's Reef have won the West Australian Premier's Award for children's books. His other books include Magic Boomerang, Outback Adventure and Our Big Island. His most recent book is Simpson and His Donkey, illustrated by Frane Lessac.

    The legend of Fact or fiction, history or myth? Award-winning author Stephen Orr explores the life and legend of Harold Lasseter and his ever-elusive reef of gold. some long-dead illywhacker, but others, that the suburb-sized reef must exist. When Lasseter died in he took his secrets to a desert grave, and no one’s even sure of that. Lasseter's Reef is real, claims son. By Penelope Bergen from Alice Springs Tuesday, 13/04/ The story of Harold Lasseter is the stuff of Outback legend.

    Do you know the legend of Harold Lasseter’s Reef of Gold? Australia is a huge country that offers many different landscapes and climates. However, the majority of the population live within a short distance of the ocean enjoying the laid back Aussie beach lifestyle. But Author: Hypnogirl.   Les travels to Central Australia to investigate discoveries that claim to throw new light on the legend of Lasseter's lost reef.


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Legend of Lasseter"s Reef by Mark Greenwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

This engaging, accessible and atmospheric book tells a children's version of the famous legend of Harold Lasseter who found a fabulous reef of gold in the desert. He almost died on the return trek with his gold samples, and was rescued and nursed back to health by an Afghan cameleer and a : Mark Greenwood.

This engaging, accessible and atmospheric book tells a children's version of the famous legend of Harold Lasseter who found a fabulous reef of gold in the desert. He almost died on the return trek with his gold samples, and was rescued and nursed back to health by an Afghan cameleer and a surveyor.4/5.

The Legend of Lasseter's Reef User Review - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing Following his earlier success with The Legend of Moondyne Joe, Mark Greenwood presents another tale from Australian history with legendary qualitiesfor older, independent readers.5/5(1).

The legend of Lasseter’s lost gold reef Lasseter’s diary. Some years ago I inherited a copy of Legend of Lasseters Reef book Diary’ and have been curious about Lasseter and his A curious fellow.

Lasseter went by a variety of nicknames, including Das and Possum. He had two. Get this from a library. The legend of Lasseter's Reef. [Mark Greenwood] -- Recounts the story Lasseter's doomed search for an elusive and mysterious gold reef in the harsh Australian outback.

The Legend of LasseterAzAzAzs Reef is the first picture book to be written about Lasseter and his quest. Author Mark Greenwood uses a combination of historical recount, Author: Mark Greenwood.

The Legend of Lasseter's Reef by Mark Greenwood,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(5). Lasseters Reef. Detailed description of the Reef refers to the alleged discovery, was announced by Harold bell Lasseter in andof a fabulously rich gold Deposit in a remote corner of Central Australia.

A detailed description of the account find contradictory and its exact location remains a mystery. This was an interesting story about one of the most famous unresolved treasure stories of all time - Lasseter's Reef.

The story is supposedly based on factual information from the final expedition, that included Lasseter, and their trip to relocate the reef of gold in the middle of one of the harshest environments on the planet - the middle of Australia/5.

The fabled gold deposit is the stuff of an Indiana Jones film. Canberra historian Chris Clark is to launch Olaf's Suitcase: Lasseter's Reef Mystery Solved - his new book which chronicles an Author: Tim The Yowie Man.

These notes to accompany The Legend of Lasseter's Reef provide suggestions for classroom activities based on or linked to the book's text and illustrations and highlight points for discussion.

Synopsis Lasseter's search for an elusive and mysterious gold reef is one of the world's great mysteries and holds a significant place in Australian folklore.

Lasseter is referenced in the song "Warakurna" on the Aboriginal rights themed album Diesel and Dust by Australian rock band Midnight Oil. Luke Walker's documentary feature Lasseter's Bones explores the life and legend of Lasseter and documents the filmmaker's many attempts to locate the notorious Lasseter's Reef.

The Legend of Lasseter's Reef is an evocative account of this universal, yet uniquely Australian story of one man’s quest to find gold in a wilderness of spinifex and sand.

Richly illustrated with maps, photos, diary entries and letters, The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef contains clues to. In Lewis Hubert Lasseter () began writing to federal and state politicians describing a reef in Central Australia bearing gold “as thick as plums in a pudding”.

No politicians were interested in funding a journey to the reef, but two expeditions would set out regardless, capturing the imagination of the nation and its press in. The Myth and Legend of Lasseter’s Reef - Concept - Electronic Encyclopedia of Gold in Australia, e-Gold is a biographical, bibliographical and archival database that tells the story of gold through images, stories and multimedia interactives, connecting individual stories to wider historical themes.

eGold - A Nation's Heritage. InIon Idriess wrote Lasseter's Last Ride, the story of the rediscovery of the reef. This was not long after Lasseter's death in and the book was very popular, running to. Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia.

The legend of Lasseter's reef. Crawley., The legend of Lasseter's reef / Mark Greenwood Cygnet Books Crawley., W. A Australian/Harvard Citation. Greenwood, Mark.The legend of Lasseter's reef / Mark Greenwood Cygnet Books Crawley., W.

The salacious details from Lasseter’s personal life, particularly his two wives, only helped to fuel the fire. Though the most popular re-telling of Lasseter’s tale ‘Lasseter's Last Ride’ by Ion Idriess appeared inserious searches for the reef were launched well into the s.

This illustrated book tells a children's version of the famous legend Harold Lasseter who found a fabulous reef of gold in the desert. Years later Lasseter returned with six companions but could not find the site again and despite help from nomads he never made it home again.

LASSETER'S REEF. "but still It has the letter that started the legend, as well as correspondence and associated documents where Lasseter commits himself in writing to a few vague details regarding his reef.

Lasseter writing seemingly convincing books and articles on the reefs precise location. The best that can be gleaned from Lasseter. Lasseter's Gold is the gripping story of an outback legend. Is it just a myth - or is there really a massive gold reef out there, just waiting to be discovered?

About the Author Warren Brown is the author of Francis Birtles which was widely praised on release. He is a cartoonist with the Daily Telegraph and is known widely in the media 5/5(4).Of all the great Australian hoaxes, none is more darkly absurd than the legend of Lasseters Reef.

Ina prospector calling himself Harold Bell Lasseter arrived at the Sydney headquarters of Author: Simon Caterson.And next week, Jeff Harris and three mates are due to set off on a boys' own adventure - in search of Lasseter's Reef, the legendary gold deposit that has claimed the lives, and the reputations Author: Nicole Hasham.