The Resource The roving party, Rohan Wilson

The roving party, Rohan Wilson

Label
The roving party
Title
The roving party
Statement of responsibility
Rohan Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1829, Tasmania. John Batman, ruthless, single-minded; four convicts, the youngest still only a stripling; Gould, a downtrodden farmhand; two free black trackers; and powerful, educated Black Bill, brought up from childhood as a white man. This is the roving party and their purpose is massacre. With promises of freedom, land grants and money, each is willing to risk his life for the prize. Passing over many miles of tortured country, the roving party searches for Aborigines, taking few prisoners and killing freely, Batman never abandoning the visceral intensity of his hunt. And all the while, Black Bill pursues his personal quarry, the much-feared warrior, Manalargena. A surprisingly beautiful evocation of horror and brutality, The Roving Party is a meditation on the intricacies of human nature at its most raw"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
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Wilson, Rohan
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.W5845
LC item number
R68 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
Target audience
adult
Label
The roving party, Rohan Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9781616953119
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013025993
  • 1248268
Label
The roving party, Rohan Wilson
Publication
Note
Originally published by Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9781616953119
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013025993
  • 1248268

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