A NovelBook - 2009
In 1787, Thomas Rooke sets sail from Portsmouth, along with a cargo of convicts, bound for New South Wales. A quiet man with a penchant for science, Rooke eagerly anticipates the natural wonders he might discover in Australia. He will indeed find more than he could have hoped.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, 2009, c2008.
Characteristics: 307 p. ;,24 cm.