Author(s): Steele Rudd; Greg Barron (Editor)
Few early Australian novels are as fresh and readable asthose of Arthur Davis, better known as Steele Rudd. Hissketches of life on the land, written from his experiencesas the eighth child in a pioneer family, are filled withhumour, pathos and charm. They are also an importantinsight into the day-to-day life of nineteenth-centuryselectors.This volume includes Steele Rudd's most popular works:On Our Selection, his first novel, and the sequel, Our NewSelection. Follow the adventures of Dad, Mother, Dan,Dave, Sal, Kate, Joe and the rest of the crew.Laugh out loud at the impossible situations that develop,as the Rudd family tries to scratch a living from a fewharsh acres on the Darling Downs.