|Statement||T. V. Bulpin ; illustrated by D. G. Valentine.|
|Series||Round the world histories ; 33|
|LC Classifications||DT773 .B8 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||77360127|
Zane Grey is famous for his westerns of which he wrote boatloads. The Great Trek is, and isn't, one of them. It has cowboys, horses, natives, and cattle. But it is set in Australia, not the western US. When he originally submitted it to his publishers, they refused to publish it. They claimed it was too long, etc. etc/5(). Zane Grey is famous for his westerns of which he wrote boatloads. The Great Trek is, and isn't, one of them. It has cowboys, horses, natives, and cattle. But it is set in Australia, not the western US. When he originally submitted it to his publishers, they refused to publish it. They claimed it was too long, etc. etc/5. The Great Trek book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An account of the expedition through Cape York of Frank and Alexander Jardi /5(1). The Great Trek [Zane Grey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5().
His first book, Canvas under the Sky, a best-selling novel on the Great Trek, was published in and continues to fuel lively debate. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review4/5(22). In a very fine appendix Ransford describes what can be seen in modern times () at the more important camp and battle sites of the Great Trek. The overall effect of the /5. The Great Trek is regarded by Afrikaners as a central event of their Great Trek, the emigration of s to 14, Boers from Cape Colony in South Africa between and the early s, in rebellion against the policies of the British government and in search of . "After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb." -- Nelson Mandela The end of Apartheid and the beginning of democracy in South Africa demands a new kind of history. For the first time accounts of the 'Great Trek' of the Boer farmers and the African nationalists' mfecane are brought together and clarifies the confusing and contentious debate .
One of the finest novels of Zane Grey's career, The Great Trek has never been available in paperback as Grey wrote it—until now. Faced with war-time paper shortages, his publisher cut the novel to barely one-third of its original length and published the result as The Wilderness Trek. Now, finally, Grey's epic full-length novel has been restored and can be read the way it was /5(). The Great Trek Uncut book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is impossible to separate the Great Trek from events which t /5. An abbreviated version of this tale called The Wilderness Trek was published in , although the original novel was written in after the author's visit to Australia. Here it is 4/5(1). Zane Grey made his first deep-sea fishing trek to Australia in The land and its history was magical to Grey and he was inspired to write a saga of the Australian-frontier. Everything about the interior of the continent fascinated him from the exotic plants and animals to the presence of the last Stone Age man, the Australian aborigine.4/5(1).