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Voicing the dead

Author: Gary Crew
Publisher: Ormond, Vic. : Ford St, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jack Ireland, the captain's 'best boy' tells the story of the Charles Eaton which sank in 1834, swept onto treacherous reefs in the Torres Straits. He gives voice to previously invisible characters, such as women and Irish orphans. Explores how history is recorded, and which voices are heard. A fictional account of true events.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Crew
ISBN: 9781925272055 1925272052
OCLC Number: 903529391
Target Audience: For secondary school age.
Description: 344 pages
Responsibility: Gary Crew.

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Jack Ireland, the captain's 'best boy' tells the story of the Charles Eaton which sank in 1834, swept onto treacherous reefs in the Torres Straits. He gives voice to previously invisible characters, such as women and Irish orphans. Explores how history is recorded, and which voices are heard. A fictional account of true events.

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