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Issue Details: First known date: 1966 1966
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Adaptations

form y The River Kings Rob George , ABC Television (publisher), Australia : ABC Television Prospect Productions , 1991 Z924020 1991 single work film/TV children's

In the 1920s, Shawn Hofner is growing to manhood, while battling to survive and save his family from poverty. In order to help bring in money, he leaves the family farm to take a job working on the steamboat The Lazy Jane.

Notes

  • Prequel to Conquest of the River
  • Also published in sound recording format.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains a Chinese cook.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hicks Smith ; Methuen , 1966 .
      Extent: 143, [1]p.
      Description: illus.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1991 .
      Extent: 125p.
      ISBN: 0140347755 (pbk.)
    • Penguin , 1993 .
      Extent: 144p.
      Edition info: new ed.
      ISBN: 0140363521
    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2004 .
      Extent: 169p.
      ISBN: 1862546630
Alternative title: Flodens konger
Language: Danish
    • c
      Denmark,
      c
      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Gyldendale , ca. 1966 .
      Extent: 126p.

Works about this Work

The River Kings Marjorie Litster , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Idiom 23 , November vol. 18 no. 2006; (p. 111)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
Untitled Megan Davies , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 1 2005; (p. 52)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
Stream of Thought Max Fatchen , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 December 2004; (p. 3)
Untitled 1966 single work review
— Appears in: New Books for Boys and Girls , December no. 25 1966; (p. 20)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
The River Kings Marjorie Litster , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Idiom 23 , November vol. 18 no. 2006; (p. 111)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
Untitled Megan Davies , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 1 2005; (p. 52)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
Untitled 1966 single work review
— Appears in: New Books for Boys and Girls , December no. 25 1966; (p. 20)

— Review of The River Kings Max Fatchen 1966 single work children's fiction
Stream of Thought Max Fatchen , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 December 2004; (p. 3)
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