Books tagged: convict transportation

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The Convict Maiden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Critically acclaimed novelist Robert Reuland presents the story of Julia Hannaway, a young Englishwoman convicted of murder and banished to Australia in 1827. A love story entwined in an adventure through a dark and perilous world, The Convict Maiden is surprisingly uplifting.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.