Peter Carey - True History Of The Kelly Gang

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Used Good plus, pages tanning, edge wear, spine faded, light creasing of cover Paperback Dimensions: 111 x 180 x 25Publication Date: 2002 Winner The Booker Prize (2001) Ned Kelly - Australia's most potent legend - tells his own story of the very human man behind the mask. A young boy...
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Used Good plus, pages tanning, edge wear, spine faded, light creasing of cover

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Dimensions: 111 x 180 x 25
Publication Date: 2002

Winner The Booker Prize (2001)

Ned Kelly - Australia's most potent legend - tells his own story of the very human man behind the mask. A young boy raised in the grinding poverty of colonial Victoria grows into a young man defying the wealth and power of those who would destroy him. He speaks to us not as a mythic hero but as a devoted son, a concerned father and a loyal friend.

This internationally acclaimed novel is written in the idiom of Kelly's famous Jerilderie letter. It is both lament and tribute, a boy's defence of his mother and a father's confiding letter to a daughter he will never meet.

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