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Promised lands : a novel

Author: Jane Rogers
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1778, Royal Navy Lieutenant William Dawes sails to Australia with dreams of establishing a utopian society where the convict settlers on his ship and the Aborigines will learn from each other and live in harmony. Alas, it does not work. The story is recounted two centuries later by a history professor.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: William Dawes; William Dawes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Rogers
ISBN: 0879517530 9780879517533
OCLC Number: 35128097
Notes: Originally published: London : Faber, 1995.
Description: 376 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jane Rogers.

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In 1778, Royal Navy Lieutenant William Dawes sails to Australia with dreams of establishing a utopian society where the convict settlers on his ship and the Aborigines will learn from each other and live in harmony. Alas, it does not work. The story is recounted two centuries later by a history professor.

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