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Australian mandarin : the life and times of Quong Tart

Author: Robert Travers
Publisher: Kenthurst [N.S.W.] : Kangaroo Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Quong Tart was one of the most fascinating and colourful characters of colonial Sydney. As a wealthy tea merchant, Quong Tart moved easily in the top social circles of Sydney while as a fun-loving sportsman he appealed to the ordinary people. He struggled for many years to stop the trade in opium and lived through stirring times.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Travers, Robert, 1932-
Australian mandarin.
Kenthurst [N.S.W.] : Kangaroo Press, 1981
(OCoLC)645229421
Named Person: Quong Tart; Quong Tart; Quong Tart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Travers
ISBN: 0949924016 9780949924018
OCLC Number: 11397677
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Robert Travers.

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Quong Tart was one of the most fascinating and colourful characters of colonial Sydney. As a wealthy tea merchant, Quong Tart moved easily in the top social circles of Sydney while as a fun-loving sportsman he appealed to the ordinary people. He struggled for many years to stop the trade in opium and lived through stirring times.

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