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Jack Maggs / Peter Carey.

Jack Maggs / Peter Carey.
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ISBN 1741660289 (pbk.)
9781741660289 (pbk.)
9780143571278 (pbk.)
Author Carey, Peter, 1943-
Title Jack Maggs / Peter Carey.
Publisher/Date Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Vintage, 2005.
Pagination etc. 463 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents note First published 1997 by University of Queensland Press
Summary Note The year is 1837 and a stranger is prowling London. He is Jack Maggs, an illegal returnee from the prison island of Australia. He has the demeanor of a savage and the skills of a hardened criminal, and he is risking his life on seeking vengeance and reconciliation. Winner Miles Franklin Award 1998.
Subject Convicts -- Australia -- History -- Fiction
Criminals -- England -- London -- Fiction
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction
Shelf Location F CARE
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