SINGING GOLD by Dorothy Cottrell, 1st American Edition 1956
THE SINGING GOLD. By Dorothy Cottrell, Published by Angus and Robertson, 1956.
Historical Fiction Novel
Ida Dorothy Ottley Cottrell (1902-1957), better known as Dorothy Cottrell, was an Australian writer. Her first novel, The Singing Gold, was published in 1928. She lived for a time in the US and also worked as an artist and cartoonist.
Dorothy Cottrell writes of her life on the Australian plains. This is a courageous story of the contest between humans and nature.
A nice first American printing. Australian-born author's first novel set in Queensland and Dunk Island. Not published in Australia until 1956.Hardcover. Nice condition with very minimal war. First American Edition. About 8 x 5 with 217 pages.