The Girl From Botany Bay

Erickson Carolly

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: John Wiley And Sons Ltd
Publisher Place: Hoboken
Publisher Year: 2005
Edition: First Edition

Description: 234 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. In 1790, Mary, Her Husband, Two Children And Seven Other Convicts Stole A Yacht And Sailed To Indonesia. Declaring They Had Been Shipwrecked.Later Found Untrue, They Were Sent Back To England For Execution. Mary Survived And Later Released.

Publishers Description: Acclaim for Carolly Erickson"Carolly Erickson is one of the most accomplished and successful historical biographers writing in English."“The Times Literary SupplementThe First Elizabeth"Even more readable and absorbing than the justly praised works of Tuchman and Fraser. A vivid and eminently readable portrait of historys favorite Tudor."“The New York Times Book Review"A masterpiece of narrative, a story so absorbing it is as hard to put down as a fine novel."“Los Angeles Times Book ReviewAlexandra"Gifted . . . breathless . . . heartbreaking . . . Erickson excels."“Chicago TribuneJosephine"An intimate, richly detailed, and candid portrait . . . [Ericksons] scholarly insights combine superbly with a mastery of period manners more often found in the best historical fiction."“Kirkus ReviewsMistress Anne"Carolly Erickson is a most admirable biographer, and this book is highly enjoyable as well as being reliable and acute; indeed, it is popular historical biography at its best."”The Times (London)

ISBN: 9780471271406


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