If you want to know the O'Reilly story, read this book. It tells all the history of the family, from their roots in Ireland to their arrival in Australia and where they went from there. Norb O'Reilly was one of the Green Mountains pioneers. The ethos that underpins and drives this family is inextricably embedded in Norb's story. The family's history is Irish to the bootstraps but they are very much Australian. If you want to know Australia from the perspective of the families who pioneered it over the past two hundred years then read this book.