On Our Selection

Steele RUDD (1868 - 1935)

The humorous account of Dad and Dave and the rest of the Rudd clan as they attempt to carve a farming 'selection' out of the Australian wilderness in spite of fire, famine, snakebite, and a loony hired hand. - Summary by Son of the Exiles

Genre(s): Family Life, Humorous Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Son of the Exiles
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Play 01 Starting The Selection Son of the Exiles
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Play 02 Our First Harvest Son of the Exiles
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Play 03 Before We Got The Deeds Son of the Exiles
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Play 04 When The Wolf Was At The Door Son of the Exiles
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Play 05 The Night We Watched For Wallabies Son of the Exiles
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Play 06 Good Old Bess Son of the Exiles
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Play 07 Cranky Jack Son of the Exiles
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Play 08 A Kangaroo Hunt From Shingle Hut Son of the Exiles
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Play 09 Dave's Snakebite Son of the Exiles
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Play 10 Dad And The Donovans Son of the Exiles
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Play 11 A Splendid Year For Corn Son of the Exiles
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Play 12 Kate's Wedding Son of the Exiles
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Play 13 The Summer Old Bob Died Son of the Exiles
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Play 14 When Dan Came Home Son of the Exiles
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Play 15 Our Circus Son of the Exiles
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Play 16 When Joe Was In Charge Son of the Exiles
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Play 17 Dad's "Fortune" Son of the Exiles
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Play 18 We Embark In The Bear Industry Son of the Exiles
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Play 19 Nell and Ned Son of the Exiles
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Play 20 The Cow We Bought Son of the Exiles
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Play 21 The Parson And The Scone Son of the Exiles
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Play 22 Callaghan's Colt Son of the Exiles
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Play 23 The Agricultural Reporter Son of the Exiles
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Play 24 A Lady At Shingle Hut Son of the Exiles
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Play 25 The Man With The Bear-Skin Cap Son of the Exiles
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Play 26 One Christmas Son of the Exiles
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