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Lieutenant, The

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Lieutenant, The

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SKU: 9781921656767 Category: Product ID: 21847

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Title: Lieutenant, The
Author: GRENVILLE KATE
Format: PAPERBACK
Publication date: 25/10/2010
Imprint: TEXT PUBLISHERS
Price: $23.00
Publishing status: Active

In 1787 Lieutenant Thomas Rooke sets sail from Portsmouth with the First Fleet and its cargo of convicts, destined for New South Wales. As a young officer and a man of science, the shy and quiet Rooke is full of anticipation about the natural wonders he might discover in this strange land on the other side of the world.

After the fleet arrives in Port Jackson, Rooke sets up camp on a rocky and isolated point, and starts his work of astronomy and navigation. It’s not too long before some of the Aboriginal people who live around the harbour pay him a visit. One of them, a girl named Tarunga, starts to teach him her own language. But her lessons and their friendship are interrupted wh

ISBN: 9781921656767
Pages: 320