Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to front cover right tail corner. Slight chip to top edge front cover. Author has inscribed inside page.
The jarrah and karri forests in the south-west of Western Australia are dotted with the remnants of abandoned sawmilling towns.
Shannon was one such town; built during the years immediately following the Second World War, it closed unexpectedly and suddenly in 1968. Now there are only a few remaining signs of the mill and townsite.
Peter Johnston's book brings new life to the culture and spirit of a vibrant community, introducing family, friends and townsfolk with sincere clarity and good humour. Relive the hope and happiness of an isolated country-town way of life on the stage of a harsh bush environment.
This book contains a heart-warming collection of memories depicting a time of genuine community spirit; something yearned for in today’s society. (back cover)