In a Sunburned Country - Chapters 11-13 Summary & Analysis

Bill Bryson
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Chapters 11-13 Summary and Analysis

The next day, Alan Howe and Carmel Egan take Bryson to their country house in the King Valley. Howe tells Bryson about the horrific bushfires that are always a danger in Australia. They can move at fifty-five miles per hour and send flames hundreds of feet into the air. They visit Glenrowan, a town famous for the downfall of Australia's most famous outlaw, Ned Kelly. The highlight of this visit was their trip through an animatronic show reenacting many of the pivotal moments of Ned Kelly's last stand.

The next day they drive into Alpine National Park, to meet up with a ranger named Ron Riley, who takes them up Mt. Bogong in a four-wheel-drive vehicle. They spend the day driving through the park, peering at distance ranges, with Ron Riley stopping to ask hikers if they need anything...

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