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The Resource Australian Heist

Australian Heist

Label
Australian Heist
Title
Australian Heist
Statement of responsibility
James Phelps
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On June 15, 1862 a gang of bushrangers pulled off the largest gold robbery in Australia's history atEugowra Rocks. The gang escaped with bank notes and 77kg of gold, worth about $10 million today. It remains Australia's largest gold robbery. The story of how Ben Hall, Frank Gardiner, John O'Mealley, John Gilbert, Harry Manns, Alex Fordyce, John Bow and Dan Charters - planned and executed the robbery and what happened to all that gold is the stuff of a brilliant, modern, exciting crime book. This is Australian history on the very best crime-writing steroids from Australia's number one true crime writer
Summary
On June 15, 1862, a gang of bushrangers pulled off the largest gold robbery in Australia's history at Eugowra Rocks, just east of Forbes, NSW. The gang escaped with bank notes and 77kg of gold, worth about $10 million today. It remains Australia's largest gold robbery. James Phelps tells the full story of how Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall, John O'Meally, Johnny Gilbert, Henry Manns, Alexander Fordyce, John Bow and Dan Charters planned and executed the robbery - and what happened to all that gold.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10679869
Cataloging source
SALS
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Phelps, James
Dewey number
364.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Autobiography
Target audience
adult
Label
Australian Heist
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_513044
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460710234
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Australian Heist
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_513044
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460710234
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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