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A commonwealth of thieves : the improbable birth of Australia / Thomas Keneally.

Keneally, Thomas. (Author). Vance, Simon, (narrator.).

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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.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
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.
Subject: Australia > History > 1788-1851.
Convict ships.
Penal colonies > Australia > History.
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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