The Resource The lieutenant, Kate Grenville

The lieutenant, Kate Grenville

Label
The lieutenant
Title
The lieutenant
Statement of responsibility
Kate Grenville
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daniel Rooke, soldier and astronomer, was always an outsider. As a young lieutenant of marines he arrives in New South Wales on the First Fleet in 1788 and sees his chance. He sets up his observatory away from the main camp, and begins the scientific work that he hopes will make him famous. Aboriginal people soon start to visit his isolated promontory, and a child named Tagaran begins to teach him her language. With meticulous care he records their conversations. An extraordinary friendship forms, and Rooke has almost forgotten he is a soldier when a man is fatally wounded in the infant colony. The lieutenant faces a decision that will define not only who he is but the course of his entire life. This novel is inspired by the notebooks of William Dawes
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
Free Fiction
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The lieutenant, Kate Grenville
Label
The lieutenant, Kate Grenville
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12460190
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781921351785
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA163049
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043231507
  • (OCoLC)252769897
  • (Nz)12460190

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