Books tagged: free settlers

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Lithgow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lithgow: an Australian historical novel telling the story of nineteenth century free settlers. The book follows a Scots family swept up by tides of change, struggling in a world forged in battle at Waterloo. Victims of social and economic turmoil in the old world, they seek a future in the new, but the same evils have followed them around the globe.
The Worst Country in the World
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.