Oh What Have I Done

Author(s): Roy Eykamp

australian stories people & history

94 year-old Roy Eykamp is probably best known in rural Australia as the eccentric American farmer who migrated to Australia in the 60's, pioneered commercial kikuyu seed production and built it into a worldwide monopoly. His illustrated memoirs also reveal the rich and colourful life of a hunter, aviator, prospector, maverick, philanthropist and ingenious farmer. He's shot wolves from the air in Canada and been attacked by bears in Alaska. And he's battled banks, big business and government and won.Born in 1918, Roy was part of the Farming Revolution, firstly in the US and then in Australia. Inventor and entrepreneur, his story tells of a young boy fascinated by machinery who grew up to corner a global market using the machines he made.This is an inspiring story by a man who 'thought outside the box' before the term was coined.(more) www.royeykamp.com

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General Fields

  • : 9781470016760
  • : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • : April 2012
  • : .6 Inches X 6.14 Inches X 9.21 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 266
  • : Roy Eykamp
  • : Paperback
  • : English