First UK edition
|Publisher||Angus & Robertson (Australia/UK)|
William Sloane Associates (USA)
|Followed by||Call Me When the Cross Turns Over|
The swagman Macauley takes his young daughter Buster on the road with him.
The Argus called it a "great Australian novel".
The New York Times called it a "fine story" which Niland "told well... Mr Niland's approach is honest as it is refreshing... one wants to hear more from him".
Film rights were sold in 1955 for a reported £10,000.