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A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia
A Commonwealth of Thieves The Improbable Birth of Australia
Author: Thomas Keneally
It was 1786 when Arthur Phillip, an ambitious captain in the Royal Navy, was assigned the formidable task of organizing an expedition to Australia in order to establish a penal colony. The squalid and turbulent prisons of London were overflowing, and crime was on the rise. Even the hulks sifting at anchor in the Thames were packed with malconten...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385514590
ISBN-10: 038551459X
Publication Date: 10/3/2006
Pages: 400
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Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Book Type: Hardcover
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