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Fleur Beale
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Red Dog in Bandit Country

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Bill Redding, known as Red Dog, worked on construction sites and with explosives in a variety of countries. This book describes a short period in his life when he was working on a dam site in remote Colombia in the 1950s. After flying in the payroll delivery and only losing half of it to bandits, Red Dog takes on explosives work with the construction company where 'safety ...more
Paperback, 239 pages
Published February 2nd 2003 by Longacre Press
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Oct 17, 2015 Linley rated it really liked it
A wonderful tale - I had to keep reminding myself that it was not fiction. He may have embellished his tale along the way a bit, I don't know, but it was worth it. Huge thanks to Fleur for getting it down on paper.

Highly recommended to teens or adults who enjoy real non-fiction adventure.
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Fleur Beale is the author of many award-winning books for children and young adults, best known for her novel I am not Esther which has been published worldwide.

Beale was one of six children of a dairy farmer Cedric Corney and of a teacher and author Estelle Corney (née Cook). She was born in Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand, on the farm where her father was born. Beale grew up in the town before
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