Outback Heart

Outback Heart

Joanne van Os was just 22 when she met Rod Ansell. At 23 Rod was already a legend, having survived alone for two months without supplies in one of the harshest parts of northern Australia. To Joanne, Rod was a genuine hero who could do anything. But as time went on Joanne came to realise that Rod was both a complicated and deeply troubled man. Outback Heart captures the Territory life – the dust, the heat, the struggle and the larger-than-life characters. But it’s also a deeply moving story of a love affair and marriage…