30+ New $7.99 3-Book Deals. Hurry Limited Supply! Details Here

Thriftbooks.com - Spend Less. Read More.


Welcome to Thrift Books


Sign up today for Thrift Books' emails and receive exclusive offers, special deals and email-only discounts.


  sign up

Free Shipping on all USA orders
loading...
Adding to Wish List ...
An error has occurred. Please try re-loading the page.
Add to Existing List
Add to New List
Add
Walkabout (Outback Sagas)
Stock image - cover art may vary
Format: Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 0843947551
ISBN-13: 9780843947557
Publisher: Leisure Books
Release Date: January, 2008
Length: 480 Pages
Weight: 7.84 ounces
Dimensions: 6.72 X 4.2 X 1.31 inches
Language: English
   
   

Walkabout (Outback Sagas)

Rate it!  
(Avg. 5)
Customer Reviews
From
$3.39 Free Shipping
in the USA

List Price: $11.98 Amazon.com
Save $8.59 (72% off)

Devastated by his mother's abrupt disappearance, eight-year-old Jeremy Kerrick flees to the outback and wanders the rough gold towns of the frontier, growing into a strong and passionate man. Original.

Buy Now Filter by Shipping Prices
Seller Ships From   Condition Copies Price Shipping Qty. Order
Motor City Books MI Very Good 1 $3.59 FREE Add to Cart
Books Squared TX Good 1 $3.49 FREE Add to Cart
Blue Cloud Books AZ Good 1 $3.49 FREE Add to Cart
Free State Books MD Good 1 $3.49 FREE Add to Cart
Sierra Nevada Books NV Good 1 $3.49 FREE Add to Cart
Yankee Clipper Books CT Acceptable 1 $3.39 FREE Add to Cart
Blue Cloud Books AZ   Acceptable 1 $3.39 FREE Add to Cart
Sierra Nevada Books NV Acceptable 1 $3.39 FREE Add to Cart
Ex-Library Copy

55

Customer Reviews

  Review on "Walkabout" paperback

Book was received in timely manner and condition as stated in the comments of seller.
I would definitely purchase from this seller again.
 
  Walk About

After reading this book I am hooked on anything Aaron Fletcher writes. It kept me glued to the pages from beginning to end. It was exciting and tastefuly done. I have read 4 books of the outback series and can't wait for more. I love the history of the family the Aaron writes about. I could not put the book down until I had finished the whole book and then felt sad because I thought I would not find another as good. Then I read this author's next book in the series and each one was as great as the last. I would buy Aaron Fletcher's books any time, any where, I just love the way this author writes.
 
  What a WALK!

Want to learn more about the vast Australian wilderness? This is a great way to do it! Jeremy, grandson of the Kerricks who have built a prosperous sheep station, runs off on his own walkabout to find where he truly belongs. In so doing, you the reader learn about aboriginal life, dunnocks (wild cattle), how to find water where there seems to be none, etc.

I highly recommend this book.

 
  Fletcher is Wonderful

I randomly found Outback and read it through in a very short period of time, loved it and then just as randomly found Walk About and have plowed through it. What a story. The characters and descriptions of the land are so vivid, and it was really cool that characters from Outback popped up in the midst of their own story to be "guest stars" in this story. Can't wait to buy the other Outback books, and I look forward to many years of re-reading them all.
 
  A Thrilling book of Adventures in the Outback!

My friend J.D. "Red" Brown gave me this book in 1992. Red was a Yellow Cab driver that I knew in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. He really loved this book, and he gave it to me to read. He died in 1992, not too long after the book was released. So, every year, in honor of Red's memory - I re-read this book, and it is just as incredible and thrilling as the last. Normally, I'm not a big fan of what might be called "cowboy" or Western types of books - I tend to like Sword & Sorcery, Conan, or material written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, but I truly love this book.

The book is about a young boy who runs away, winds up living with the Aborigines for 11 years, and then returns to claim his fortune among the White people. It is one of the books that I have to read in one sitting - Once I start it, I simply don't want to put it down. It's 476 pages of pure enjoyment for me.


I would give this book 10 stars out of 5 if I could!