Chain Letters

Chain Letters

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In Chain Letters, each chapter is a mini-detective story, either a search for the identity behind a particular account, or an attempt to piece a convict life together from scattered fragments of a tale. Issues of great contemporary interest arise from these stories, including the multicultural nature of Australian colonial society and, above all, the importance of love and hope.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 14mm | 498.96g
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522849776
  • 9780522849776
  • 1,011,812

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"This is a book that deserves to be added to any serious consideration of the convict world, and should entertain the curious general reader as well." --"Australian Book Review"
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About Lucy Frost

Lucy Frost is a professor of English at the University of Tasmania. Her research is primarily in colonial Australian studies. She lives in Hobart, Tasmania. Hamish Maxwell-Stewart is a research fellow in history and classics at the University of Tasmania. He has published many articles and chapters on convict transportation to Australia. He lives in Hobart, Tasmania.
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