TALES OF AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLING CIRCUS AND SHOW PEOPLE 1.

TalesOfAustralianTravellingPeople1[Book: Crystal Burke-Horton – 2012 – 15x21cm – 112 Pages – Few B&W photos]. The men and women who have travelled the roads of Australia for hundreds of years to bring entertainment and joy to the remotest reaches of this country are truly remarkable. Featured inside is a selection of their amazing stories, compiled by Crystal Burke-Horton. Chapter Points: “Preface” (by Crystal Burke-Horton); “The New Houdini” (by Sally Miller); “The Kelroys” (by Gail Grix / nee Kelroy); “Circus Memories” (by Lorraine Ashton-Grant); “The Australian Bushman AKA Zakaree Ermakov and Madame Ghurka – Queen of the Fortune Tellers” (by Sally Miller); “Paulette – The Ostrich Lady” [or: …Ostrich Girl] (compiled by Crystal Burke-Horton); “Violins, Floods, Wagonettes and Bulls-Eyes: The Story of Madge, Winnie and Herbie” (compiled by Philip Davis); “The Original Perry Bros. Circus and Zoo” (by Brett Simpson); “The Wing-Quay Story” (by Marlene Quay). ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.