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The ballad of Desmond Kale

Author: Roger McDonald
Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Vintage, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first days of British settlement in Australia, Desmond Kale, an Irish political prisoner, escapes and disappears beyond the colony line, where rumour says he is thriving.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger McDonald
ISBN: 1741661145 9781741661149
OCLC Number: 225200464
Notes: "Miles Franklin literary award 2006 winner"--Cover.
Awards: Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2006.
Description: 638 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Roger McDonald.

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In the first days of British settlement in Australia, Desmond Kale, an Irish political prisoner, escapes and disappears beyond the colony line, where rumour says he is thriving.

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