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William Charles Wentworth

Australia's Greatest Native Son

William Charles Wentworth( )
Author: Tink, Andrew
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:Allen & Unwin
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

  Described by Manning Clark as "Australia's greatest native son," William Charles Wentworth led a life of firsts. A man of rat cunning, great intelligence, and sharp wit, he wrote the first book by an Australian to be published, was joint editor and proprietor of the colony's first independent newspaper, and founder of Australia's first university. But more importantly, with ruthless energy and a volcanic personality this "convict brat" spent his life as an...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
Biography & Autobiography / General
Political Science / World / Australian & Oceanian
History / Australia & New Zealand
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 3.556 cm
Book Weight:0.682 Kilograms

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