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Australia's Great Explorers: Tales of Tragedy and Triumph (Little Red Books)

Author: Gregory, Denis

Publisher: Exisle Publishing Ltd.

Format:Hardcover

Scratch & Dent Copy

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Australia's Great Explorers: Tales of Tragedy and Triumph (Little Red Books) : The often harsh and unforgiving Australian landscape was a far cry from what the early colonisers were used to, and it proved a daunting obstacle to settlement. However, a few brave - and at times foolhardy - men were determined to prove themselves equal to the challenge. AUSTRALIA'S GREAT EXPLORERS looks at the tragedies and triumphs of men such as Wentworth and Lawson, Hume and Hovell, Burke and Wills, Leichhardt and Strzelecki as they battled to conquer the Great Diving Range, find an elusive inland sea, and traverse the length and breadth of this great country. This book is part of Exisle Publishing's Little Red Books series. Every title in the Little Red Books series provides an overview of key events, people or places in Australian history. They cover the essentials, bringing the reader up to speed on the most important, fascinating or intriguing facts. Appealing to everyone from students to pensioners who've always wanted to "know a bit about that", they're an essential part of every Australian bookshelf. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Adventurers & Explorers
History & Geography   Australia & New Zealand
Biography & Autobiography   Historical

ISBN 13:9780908988433
ISBN 10:0908988435
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:96
Size:7.71" l x 5.27" w x 0.55" h
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