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'Two brothers -- one black, one white -- and a colony at the end of the world.

'It′s 1789, and as the new colony in Sydney Cove is established, Surgeon John White defies convention and adopts Nanberry, an Aboriginal boy, to raise as his son. Nanberry is clever and uses his unique gifts as an interpreter to bridge the two worlds he lives in. With his white brother, Andrew, he witnesses the struggles of the colonists to keep their precarious grip on a hostile wilderness. And yet he is haunted by the memories of the Cadigal warriors who will one day come to claim him as one of their own.

'This true story follows the brothers as they make their way in the world -- one as a sailor, serving in the Royal Navy, the other a hero of the Battle of Waterloo.

'No less incredible is the enduring love between the gentleman surgeon and the convict girl who was saved from the death penalty and became a great lady in her own right.' (From the publisher's website.)

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    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2011 .
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      Extent: 309p.
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      • Publication date: 1 August 2011.
      ISBN: 9780732290221 (pbk.)

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— Review of Nanberry : Black Brother White Jackie French , 2011 single work children's fiction
Tall Tales on Short List Katharine England , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 April 2012; (p. 46)
Golden Books for Children Deborah Bogle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 April 2012; (p. 3)
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— Appears in: Australian Humanities Review , May no. 56 2014;
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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1780s
  • 1790s
  • 1800s
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