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Is part of Australian Bushrangers Jane Smith , 2014 series - author biography (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Captain Thunderbolt
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'Frederick Wordsworth Ward, better known as ‘Captain Thunderbolt’, had one of the longest bushranging ‘careers’ in history. Plaguing New South Wales for almost seven years, Thunderbolt enjoyed much public support as he was intelligent, charming and courageous and a great storyteller. He has become something of a romantic figure of Australia’s past. This book describes some of Thunderbolt’s more notable exploits and refutes many of the popular myths that surround him.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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  • For primary-school readers.
  • Other formats: Also braille.
  • Other formats: Also large print.
  • Other formats: Also dyslexic edition

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