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True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey

True History of the Kelly Gang is Peter Carey’s acclaimed Booker Prize-winning historical adventure about the life of Australian outlaw, Ned Kelly.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571270156
Date Published
03.02.2011
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Summary

‘I lost my own father at 12 yr. of age and know what it is to be raised on lies and silence…’

To the authorities in pursuit of him, outlaw Ned Kelly is a horse thief, bank robber and police-killer. But to his fellow ordinary Australians, Kelly is their own Robin Hood. In a dazzling act of ventriloquism, Peter Carey brings the famous bushranger wildly and passionately to life.

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Peter Carey was born in Australia in 1943. He claims his birthplace of Bacchus Marsh had a population of 4,000. This fact should probably be checked. He was educated at the local state school until the age of eleven and then became a boarder at Geelong Grammar School. He was a student there between 1954 and 1960 — after Rupert…

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