Australians: Origins to Eureka: Volume 1

Author(s): Thomas Keneally


The first volume of a unique history of Australia where people are always centre stage, from bestselling author Thomas Keneally who brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story.


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Winner of ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2010. Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best History Book 2010 and Western Australian Premier's Book Awards: Non-fiction 2009.

""Tom has this extraordinary eye for the little details that turn a biographical note into a living, breathing life-size character." --The Hon. Kevin Rudd MP, Prime Minister of Australia"

Thomas Keneally is a novelist, playwright, and nonfiction author who is best-known for the Booker Prize-winning novel "Schindler's Ark," which was adapted into the movie "Schindler's List." His other titles include the Penguin Lives biography "Abraham Lincoln," " American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles," and "A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia."

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  • : 9781742374505
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 1.332
  • : November 2010
  • : 246mm X 173mm X 41mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

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  • : Thomas Keneally
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 994
  • : very good
  • : 628
  • : illustrations