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Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Assuming the governorship of the penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, Sir John Franklin and his wife adopt a young Aboriginal girl, Mathinna, and ten years later after Franklin and his crew disappear in the Arctic, Charles Dickens takes an interest in the story, which has a profound effect on his own life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flanagan, Richard, 1961-
Wanting.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008
(OCoLC)890560467
Named Person: John Franklin; Jane Franklin; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Jane Franklin; John Franklin
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Flanagan
ISBN: 9780802119001 080211900X
OCLC Number: 262431042
Description: 256 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Richard Flanagan.

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Assuming the governorship of the penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, Sir John Franklin and his wife adopt a young Aboriginal girl, Mathinna, and ten years later after Franklin and his crew disappear in the Arctic, Charles Dickens takes an interest in the story, which has a profound effect on his own life.

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