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The Commonwealth of thieves, Tom Keneally

Label
The Commonwealth of thieves
Title
The Commonwealth of thieves
Statement of responsibility
Tom Keneally
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1787, Britain banished its wanted citizens, uneducated petty thieves, streetwalkers, orphan chimneysweeps and dashing highwaymen, to the fringes of the known world. This book is compelling tale of a nation's beginning, its unforgettable people and their quest for identity
Summary
A history of the European settlement of Australia tells the story of Captain Arthur Phillip, who was empowered to govern a colony comprised primarily of unskilled criminals and petty thieves, disgruntled military men, and a sometimes hostile native population
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
169964
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keneally, Thomas
Dewey number
994.02
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Convicts
  • Penal colonies
  • Convicts
  • Penal colonies
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the improbable birth of Australia
Label
The Commonwealth of thieves, Tom Keneally
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Sydney experiment."--Cover
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 459-494
Control code
000041900593
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
509 p.
Isbn
9781741666137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
Label
The Commonwealth of thieves, Tom Keneally
Publication
Note
  • "The Sydney experiment."--Cover
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 459-494
Control code
000041900593
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
509 p.
Isbn
9781741666137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps

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