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The commonwealth of thieves

Author: Thomas Keneally
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Governor Arthur Phillip, was in effect the despotic ruler of New South Wales. This book tells the story of Captain Arthur Phillip, the Commodore of the First Fleet, who was empowered to govern the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Arthur Phillip; Arthur Phillip
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 9780701178833 0701178833
OCLC Number: 64313335
Notes: Originally published: Australia: Random House, 2005.
Description: 509 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Keneally.

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"A readable, anecdote-packed account of a tragic colonial experiment." --"Boston Globe" "Superb. . . . Keneally uses his novelist's skill to construct a lively mosaic from contemporary accounts." Read more...

 
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