SMOKE & MIRRORS
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“Smoke & Mirrors, The Rise and Fall of the North Queensland Tobacco Industry 1929 – 2004” is a beautiful hard cover book dedicated to the thousands of men, women and children from every corner of the globe who worked the tobacco farms of Far North Queensland. Written by Marjorie Gilmore and Bob Veness, this quality book includes an array of historical photographs.
“This book which explores the history of the tobacco industry from its inception to its ultimate demise is the definitive work on this industry. … Contained within … the reader will find the characters of the period and their stories … incredible stories that have taken too long to be told and are now recorded for historians and the community.” – extract from the Foreword in “Smoke & Mirrors, The Rise and Fall of the North Queensland Tobacco Industry 1929 – 2004”.