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'A work of fiction based on historical events. John Gavin, a 15-year-old boy, became the first European to be executed in the colony of Western Australia. He had arrived in Fremantle just months earlier, one of a group of juvenile convicts taking part in an attempted rehabilitation scheme. John Schoales, the government guardian of the new arrivals, put Gavin to work on an isolated farm south of Perth. Soon after, he was brought back to Fremantle in shackles, charged with murder. '– From Libraries Australia record.

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  • Dedication: Dedicated to my wife June and my children Jane and Mark, with gratitude for love and support.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , ca. 2007 .
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      Extent: vii, 179p.
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      • Published: 1st June 2007
      ISBN: 9781862547469

Works about this Work

An Anthropological Turn? Nathan Hollier , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 192 2008; (p. 88-92)

— Review of On a Wing and a Prayer Peter Bensley , 2006 single work novel ; The Lost Dog Michelle De Kretser , 2007 single work novel ; Musk and Byrne Fiona Capp , 2008 single work novel ; The Solemn Lantern Maker Merlinda Bobis , 2008 single work novel ; The Biographer Virginia Patricia Duigan , 2008 single work novel ; The Spare Room Helen Garner , 2008 single work novel ; They Called Me the Wildman : The Prison Diary of Henricke Nelson Robert Hollingworth , 2008 single work novel ; Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel ; Jamaica : A Novel Malcolm Knox , 2007 single work novel ; The Good Parents Joan London , 2008 single work novel ; Black Sheep : A Dystopian Novel Ben Peek , 2007 single work novel ; Misconceptions Sophie Townsend , 2008 single work novel
[Review] Many Years a Thief Rebecca Starford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 299 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Many Years a Thief Kerry Boyd , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 3 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
Take Three Veronica Sen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 11 November 2007; (p. 21)

— Review of Lilia's Secret Erina Reddan , 2007 single work novel ; Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
Take Three Veronica Sen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 11 November 2007; (p. 21)

— Review of Lilia's Secret Erina Reddan , 2007 single work novel ; Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Many Years a Thief Rebecca Starford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 299 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
An Anthropological Turn? Nathan Hollier , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 192 2008; (p. 88-92)

— Review of On a Wing and a Prayer Peter Bensley , 2006 single work novel ; The Lost Dog Michelle De Kretser , 2007 single work novel ; Musk and Byrne Fiona Capp , 2008 single work novel ; The Solemn Lantern Maker Merlinda Bobis , 2008 single work novel ; The Biographer Virginia Patricia Duigan , 2008 single work novel ; The Spare Room Helen Garner , 2008 single work novel ; They Called Me the Wildman : The Prison Diary of Henricke Nelson Robert Hollingworth , 2008 single work novel ; Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel ; Jamaica : A Novel Malcolm Knox , 2007 single work novel ; The Good Parents Joan London , 2008 single work novel ; Black Sheep : A Dystopian Novel Ben Peek , 2007 single work novel ; Misconceptions Sophie Townsend , 2008 single work novel
[Review] Many Years a Thief Kerry Boyd , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 3 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Many Years a Thief David Hutchison , 2007 single work novel
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