A commonwealth of thieves : the improbable birth of Australia / Thomas Keneally.
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- ISBN: 140010291X
- Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2006.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Simon Vance.
|Summary, etc.:|| A history of the European settlement of Australia tells the story of Captain Arthur Phillip, who was empowered to govern a colony comprised primarily of unskilled criminals and petty thieves, disgruntled military men, and a sometimes hostile native population.
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|Subject:||Australia > History > 1788-1851.
Penal colonies > Australia > History.
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.