y Sam Poo : The Mystery Behind the Legend single work   novel   young adult   historical fiction   mystery  
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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'This story is told by Harley Cooper: Private Eye who loves to solve mysteries. Following a number of successes at school Harley is keen to solve the mystery of Australia's only Chinese bushranger, Sam Poo and the whereabouts of his treasure. Alternate chapters are told in the voice of Sam Poo who explains what conditions were like on the Gold Fields and the circumstances that led him to become a bushranger.' (Source: Google Books)

Notes

  • Each chapter begins with a quote from Confucius.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it contains a Chinese character, and has Chinese cultural references.

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Works about this Work

Untitled Jo Goodman , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 48 no. 2 2004; (p. 26)

— Review of Sam Poo : The Mystery Behind the Legend Christopher Stitt 2003 single work novel
Untitled Jo Goodman , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 48 no. 2 2004; (p. 26)

— Review of Sam Poo : The Mystery Behind the Legend Christopher Stitt 2003 single work novel
Last amended 14 Sep 2011 09:55:07
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  • Victorian goldfields area, Victoria,
  • Mudgee, Mudgee area, Gulgong - Mudgee - Rylstone area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
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