Secondhand. Book is in very good condition with only minor wear at spine top and tail. Dust jacket is in fair condition with damage at top edge and at the spine.
Published in 1969, this book provides a fascinating description of the Pilbara and Kimberley regions of WA. It describes population problems, the damage to the environment and the exploitation of natural resources.
This book would have been provocative when published as it attacked the romantic concepts of pioneering courage and virtues. The book's conclusion is that Australians are no longer tough enough or desperate enough to colonise the remote spaces of the Northwest. (front flap)