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Famous and infamous convicts

Author: Nicolas Brasch
Publisher: Port Melbourne, Vic. : Echidna Books, 2008.
Series: Australia's convict past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book provides an introduction to some of the more notorious convicts who came to Australia. Some were renowned because they escaped from captivity, others because they became bushrangers, and still others because they became respectable members of society as architects, doctors and businesspeople. But the one thing these convicts had in common, which is evident from their accounts, is that they faced an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Brasch
ISBN: 9781740705387 1740705386 9781740705424 1740705424
OCLC Number: 277147230
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Australia's convict past.
Responsibility: Nicolas Brasch.

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"The book provides an introduction to some of the more notorious convicts who came to Australia. Some were renowned because they escaped from captivity, others because they became bushrangers, and still others because they became respectable members of society as architects, doctors and businesspeople. But the one thing these convicts had in common, which is evident from their accounts, is that they faced an environment they were unused to and for which they were unprepared."--Provided by publisher.

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