Steele Rudd



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Steele Rudd

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born
in Drayton, Queensland, Australia
November 14, 1868

died
October 11, 1935

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Rudd was born Arthur Hoey Davis at Drayton, Queensland, and left school early, working on nearby stations before joining the public service in Brisbane. He married Violet Brodie in 1894 and they had four children. The Bulletin published his first sketch of life as a selector in 1895. More stories followed, and their popularity led the Bulletin to publish the collections On Our Selection (1899) and Our New Selection (1903), which were also successfully adapted for the stage. Rudd established Steele Rudd's Magazine in 1903, which continued (with name-changes, lapses and revivals) until 1927. Rudd was prolific, writing six plays and more than twenty books, including the well-received novel, Memoirs of Corporal Keeley (1918). His wife's institu...more


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On Our Selection
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1899 — 22 editions
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On Our Selection And Our Ne...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1976 — 4 editions
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The Dad And Dave Stories
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A City Selection
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On our selection/Our new se...
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The Rudd Family
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1974 — 2 editions
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The Old Homestead
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Dad & Dave
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Dad And Dave's Selection
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1988
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The Romance of Runnibede
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1975 — 2 editions
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