A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia (Paperback)
The Improbable Birth of Australia
Anchor Books, 9781400079568, 385pp.
Publication Date: December 4, 2007
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Praise For A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia…
"A readable, anecdote-packed account of a tragic colonial experiment." —Boston Globe"Superb. . . . Keneally uses his novelist's skill to construct a lively mosaic from contemporary accounts." —Financial Times"Evocative. . . . Weaving together many individual stories, Keneally paints an impressionistic picture of a society in the making." —The Washington Post Book World“Keneally deploys his skills as a novelist to give depth to his work as an historian.” —The Economist