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The playmaker

Author: Thomas Keneally
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Australia in 1787, Lieutenant Ralph Clerk is assigned to direct a play featuring a cast of prisoners he is there to supervise.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Ralph Clark; Ralph Clark
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0671493434 9780671493431 0340341548 9780340341544
OCLC Number: 16005309
Description: 353 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: PART ONE: The reading --
Isle of turnips --
Players --
Recruiting the perjurer --
Dreams --
By the spikes --
A full company --
The morality of plays PART TWO: The hunt --
Wryneck day PART THREE: Perjury and the play --
The autopsy --
Hanging the marines --
Playing to the indian --
Enchanting the indian --
The play and poetry --
Judging the perjurer --
Exorcising Handy Baker PART FOUR: Letters --
Bruises --
The redeemed forest --
Ca-bahn --
Curse or cure --
The watching of the ill --
Withholding Prussian blue PART FIVE: Tattoo --
Celebrating the part --
Lag Matrimony --
San Augustin --
Performance.
Responsibility: by Thomas Keneally.

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In Australia in 1787, Lieutenant Ralph Clerk is assigned to direct a play featuring a cast of prisoners he is there to supervise.

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