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The Resource Three Sheets to the Wind

Three Sheets to the Wind

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Three Sheets to the Wind
Title
Three Sheets to the Wind
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Summary
By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never WasWhen, in 1796, Calcutta-based Scottish merchants Campbell & Clark dispatched an Indian ship hurriedly renamed the Sydney Cove to the colony of New South Wales, they were hoping to make their fortune. The ship's speculative cargo was comprised of all kinds of goods to entice the new colony's inhabitants, including 7000 gallons of rum. The merchants were planning to sell the liquor to the Rum Corp, which ruled the fledgling colony with an iron grip, despite the recent arrival of Governor John Hunter.But when the Sydney Cove went down north of Van Diemen's Land, cargo master William Clark and sixteen other crew members were compelled to walk 600 miles to Sydney Town to get help to save the rest of the crew and the precious goods. Assisted by at least six Indigenous clans on his journey, Clark saw far more of the country than Joseph Banks ever did, and his eventual report to Governor Hunter led to far-reaching consequences for the fledgling colony. And the rum? Some of it was saved.By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never Was and The Ghost and the Bounty Hunter, Three Sheets to the Wind is a rollicking account of a little-known event that changed the course of Australian history
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Courtenay, Adam
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  • Biography
  • History
  • Social Science
  • Current Affairs & Politics
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Three Sheets to the Wind
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BORROWBOX:HCP_3548289
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460713884
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optical disk
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Three Sheets to the Wind
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_3548289
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460713884
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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