Books tagged: convict history

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The Edge of the World: Next Stop Cape Horn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
At 60, Coral Waight began road-tripping, alone, around Tasmania. Planning to the 'nth' did not stop her becoming stuck on a mountain in the dark with her petrol tank on empty, caught in a violent storm, or sea-sick in the Southern Ocean. The great trees of the rain forests, the caves and the wild rivers nurtured her spirit, and the history, convict and indigenous, filtered through everything.
Port Arthur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Alternative history
Set in the 1830's during the convict transportation era between the United Kingdom and Australia, a thirteen-year old Peter Wilkins is convicted of burglary and transported to Van Diemen's Land to serve his sentence.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Ellen. A woman of spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'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.