'If you travelled on the roads in early Australia, bushrangers probably would have held you up. The first bushrangers were desperate escaped convicts. After gold was discovered, many ordinary men turned to bushranging to make money. Most were violent lawless men who would shoot to kill if threatened. Others were the sons of poor settlers who turned to bushranging to survive in a harsh land.
'Read their stories and decide for yourselves if they were victims, villains, or heroes!' (Publisher's blurb)