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For the Term of His Natural Life.

Author: Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover an often-overlooked period in history with this sweeping epic exploring the period when Australia served as a penal colony. Packed with exhaustively researched historical detail, this rip-roaring yarn will leave your head spinning with its many twists, turns and surprises.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clarke, Marcus.
For the Term of His Natural Life.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke
ISBN: 9781776538737 1776538730
OCLC Number: 881608239
Description: 1 online resource (669 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Dedication; Prologue; BOOK I --
THE SEA 1827; Chapter I --
The Prison Ship; Chapter II --
Sarah Purfoy; Chapter III --
The Monotony Breaks; Chapter IV --
The Hospital; Chapter V --
The Barracoon; Chapter VI --
The Fate of the ""Hydaspes""; Chapter VII --
Typhus Fever; Chapter VIII --
A Dangerous Crisis; Chapter IX --
Woman's Weapons; Chapter X --
Eight Bells; Chapter XI --
Discoveries and Confessions; Chapter XII --
A Newspaper Paragraph; BOOK II --
MACQUARIE HARBOUR 1833; Chapter I --
The Topography of Van Diemen's Land; Chapter II --
The Solitary of ""Hell's Gates"" Chapter III --
A Social EveningChapter IV --
The Bolter; Chapter V --
Sylvia; Chapter VI --
A Leap in the Dark; Chapter VII --
The Last of Macquarie Harbour; Chapter VIII --
The Power of the Wilderness; Chapter IX --
The Seizure of the ""Osprey""; Chapter X --
John Rex's Revenge; Chapter XI --
Left at ""Hell's Gates""; Chapter XII --
""Mr."" Dawes; Chapter XIII --
What the Seaweed Suggested; Chapter XIV --
A Wonderful Day's Work; Chapter XV --
The Coracle; Chapter XVI --
The Writing on the Sand; Chapter XVII --
At Sea; BOOK III --
PORT ARTHUR 1838; Chapter I --
A Labourer in the Vineyard. Chapter II --
Sarah Purfoy's RequestChapter III --
The Story of Two Birds of Prey; Chapter IV --
""The Notorious Dawes""; Chapter V --
Maurice Frere's Good Angel; Chapter VI --
Mr. Meekin Administers Consolation; Chapter VII --
Rufus Dawes's Idyll; Chapter VIII --
An Escape; Chapter IX --
John Rex's Letter Home; Chapter X --
What Became of the Mutineers of the ""Osprey""; Chapter XI --
A Relic of Macquarie Harbour; Chapter XII --
At Port Arthur; Chapter XIII --
The Commandant's Butler; Chapter XIV --
Mr. North's Disposition; Chapter XV --
One Hundred Lashes; Chapter XVI --
Kicking Against the Pricks. Chapter XVII --
Captain and Mrs. FrereChapter XVIII --
In the Hospital; Chapter XIX --
The Consolations of Religion; Chapter XX --
""A Natural Penitentiary""; Chapter XXI --
A Visit of Inspection; Chapter XXII --
Gathering in the Threads; Chapter XXIII --
Running the Gauntlet; Chapter XXIV --
In the Night; Chapter XXV --
The Flight; Chapter XXVI --
The Work of the Sea; Chapter XXVII --
The Valley of the Shadow of Death; BOOK IV --
NORFOLK ISLAND 1846; Chapter I --
Extracted from the Diary of the Rev. James North; Chapter II --
The Lost Heir; Chapter III --
Extracted from the Diary of the Rev. James North. Chapter IV --
Extracted from the Diary of the Rev. James NorthChapter V --
Mr. Richard Devine Surprised; Chapter VI --
In Which the Chaplain is Taken Ill; Chapter VII --
Breaking a Man's Spirit; Chapter VIII --
Extracted from the Diary of the Rev. James North; Chapter IX --
The Longest Straw; Chapter X --
A Meeting; Chapter XI --
Extracted from the Diary of the Rev. James North; Chapter XII --
The Strange Behaviour of Mr. North; Chapter XIII --
Mr. North Speaks; Chapter XIV --
Getting Ready for Sea; Chapter XV --
The Discovery; Chapter XVI --
Fifteen Hours; Chapter XVII --
The Redemption. Chapter XVIII --
The Cyclone.

Abstract:

Discover an often-overlooked period in history with this sweeping epic exploring the period when Australia served as a penal colony. Packed with exhaustively researched historical detail, this rip-roaring yarn will leave your head spinning with its many twists, turns and surprises.

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