A Final Reckoning: A Tale of Bush Life in Australia (Paperback)

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When young Reuben Whitneyis falsely accused of a crime, he barely escapes being convicted and imprisoned. Realizing that his reputation has been damaged, he resolves to travel to the new British colony in Australia and start anew life. Along the way to Australia Reuben learns about sailing and has an adventure in South Africa. Once in Australia Reuben joins the police force and is sent to patrol the Australian Outback. There he encounters natives and bush rangers-outlaws-who will stop at nothing to get what they want. Will Reuben survive? Will he find out who framed him and clear his name? These and other questions will be answered in G.A. Henty's A Final Reckoning. Set in eighteenth-century England, South Africa, and Australia, this book includes more than thirty geographical, historical, and explanatory footnotes to aid the modern reader.

About the Author

G.A. Henty (1832-1902) was a prolific author and journalist in the 19th century. Drawing on his experience and knowledge as a war correspondent, Henty was a master of weaving history into his fictional stories about courageous young men living in difficult times marked by military conflict. His stories provide insight into some of the greatest conflicts of history while introducing the reader to characters that embodied the values of integrity, duty and virtue. While aimed at older children and teens, even adults will enjoy his writings.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781502817846
ISBN-10: 1502817845
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 16th, 2014
Pages: 180
Language: English