On The Way Through

Don Tait donald.t@live.com.au 2679921639469


20th Century (multiple decades),2000s

Muhammad Abdullah

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Recounting Muhammad's personal experiences across the Australian outback.



Short Summary

The story starts when Muhammad came out of the army in 1957 and his subsequent journey into the outback of Australia.

At the end of the story Muhammad envisions the end of his life, recounting poignant moments of his youth.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth,Quest,Voyage and Return

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Muhammad Abdullah

Age: 17 to 80

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous,Masculine,Aspiring,Complex,Confident,Selfless,Honorable,Strong Moral Code,Empathetic,Underdog

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Development Pitch

This fictional story draws inspiration from the real life experiences and people that have shaped Muhammad's journey through the outback of Australia. It epitomizes what it meant to be Australian from the post war era days through to contemporary times. Within the story, Muhammad builds his own family that bellies his own fractured childhood and this story draws upon those close and meaningful relationships that have touched his heart and shaped his life.

About The Author

Muhammad Abdullah, born Donald Barry Tait, was born in Kingaroy Queensland in 1939. Muhammad has travelled the vast Australian landscape, spending much of his time working as a stockman/cowboy in Western Australia. His stories stem from his journey during the 'old days'-drawing inspiration from the people and places that influenced and shaped his life.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: No

Hard Copy Available



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