|Publisher||Angus and Robertson, Australia|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Followed by||Find a Woman|
The novel follows the experiences of Paddy Doolan, an Irish horse wagoner and his son Michael in the Gulf Country of north-eastern Australia. It is set in the early 1920s when horse-drawn transport was challenged by the advent of motor vehicles and aircraft—change which Doolan cannot accept.
|Awards and achievements|
The Big Fellow
|Miles Franklin Award recipient
Riders in the Chariot
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