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During this greatly acclaimed quantity, bestselling writer Thomas Keneally brings to lifestyles the monstrous diversity of characters who've shaped our nationwide tale. Convicts and Aborigines, settlers and squaddies, patriots and reformers, bushrangers and gold seekers, it really is from their lives and their tales that he has woven a colourful background to do complete justice to the wealthy and vibrant nature of our specified nationwide personality.
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