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Book Title: Jock of the Bushveld|
Date of issue: December 12th 2012
ISBN 13: 9781463788421
The author of the book: Percy FitzPatrick
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 1.14 MB
Edition: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Read full description of the books Jock of the Bushveld:Jock of the Bushveld is a story set in the rough Bushveld of South Africa's gold mining era. Jock is the faithful dog and companion of a transport rider. Through their adventures we catch a glimpse of those heady gold rush days. Jock, the runt of the litter turns out to be a faithful companion to the end.
This is the original and unabridged version of this South African favourite lovingly restored from the 1907 edition.
Read information about the authorSir James Percy FitzPatrick, KCMG, known as Percy FitzPatrick, was a South African author, politician, mining financier and pioneer of the fruit industry. He authored the classic children's book, Jock of the Bushveld (1907).
The Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town was named in his honour.
Motor trails in the eastern part of South Africa follow the trails used by Fitzpatrick and Jock in their travels between the gold mines and the harbour at Delagoa Bay in Mozambique. The most well-known of these are those in the Kruger National Park.
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