Blackie: A Story of the old-time Bushman (8902)
Blackie: A Story of the old-time Bushman by Ted Ashby. Hard copy with Dust Jacket
This is the story of Blackie (Andrew Black), a legendary bushman who worked and fought and drank and gambled his way from Tasmania to Victoria to Otago to the King Country to Northland, and to the Solomon Islands where his bones now lie buried.
It is also the story of his only love, Ettie, whose heart he nearly broke with his mania for grog and gambling. She married someone else, but . . .