Books tagged: colonial australia

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Hung Out To Dry
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
In the small Australian bush town of Manton during the 1880s, thirteen year old Sinead Malone receives a marriage proposal from local publican Karl Unworth, a man with a past and three times her age. Sinead has no interest in men like Unworth, let alone marriage. But Unworth has powerful friends and seven years later there is homicide, the criminal court, injustice and tragedy.
Letters of a Convict Girl, Age 11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
At age 11 Rosie O'Brien is sentenced to 14 years in prison and transported to the other side of the world – the far Colony of New South Wales. In this wild place she has only herself to rely on. Her letters home record the trials, hardships and miracles that befall her. Somewhere in this God forsaken land is her convict father, but is he alive? Based on actual convict experiences.
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism - including full original text by Lenin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Lenin's Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism" was published in the summer of 1917. Although one of Lenin's shorter works, it is widely recognised as being one of his most immediately influential. The introduction by historian Rupert Matthews sets the book in its historic setting and explains why it was such a profoundly influential work when it first came out.
Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
Redemption of Truganini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Max, a teenage adventurer, mysteriously finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Australia: Trained to survive in the bush by a 40,000 year old culture; Caught in the clutches of the British penal system; Assists Master Robinson in rescue of the few remaining Tasmanian Aborigine; All in preparation for his destiny, the Redemption of Truganini.
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.
Lured Guns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Australia 1840… a salty, fleshly, ghost mystery about bush rangers in the unforgettable days of gold, guns and wayward women. Two sophisticated seekers, intangible travellers in the outback, set up their props for a furnace of power. Read the "...and then" at end of story to have a revelation on the creating ray of success. Original engravings of Australian bush-rangers by Victorian artists.