240 x 180 mm, 176 pp, 102 colour plates, 50 black & white
ISBN9781921719486, $29.95, Paperback
Graeme R. Quick
Tall but True Tractor Tales is a collection of wonderful stories from around Australia.
Australia has some of the world’s largest and most labour-efficient farms. The scope of rural work on large acreages, the scarcity and cost of farm labour have been major drivers towards mechanization. Tractors are an indispensable component of Australian farming.
Tall but True Tractor Tales documents over fifty unusual stories from around Australia. It is copiously illustrated and full of humour.
Dr Graeme Quick is an internationally-recognized expert on farm equipment with a harvesting speciality. He has worked on farm machinery engineering in over thirty countries and holds fourteen patents, two of which are incorporated into grain harvesters sold worldwide. He has published a dozen books.
Dr Quick and his wife Marlene live on a small acreage in SE Queensland that is well-equipped with farm machines.