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Esther by Jessica North

Title: Esther Author: Jessica North Genre: Historical Biography Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 277 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The little-known rags to riches love story of a convict girl who arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. Much like another, better-known colonial woman, Elizabeth Macarthur, Esther successfully managed her husband's… Continue reading Esther by Jessica North

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The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape of Australian Colonial History by Adam Courtenay

Title: The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape of Australian Colonial History Author: Adam Courtenay Genre: History, Non-fiction Publisher: ABC Books/HarperCollins Published: 21st May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia's best-loved storyteller In 1823, cockney sailor and chancer James… Continue reading The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape of Australian Colonial History by Adam Courtenay