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A distant island / Nancy Cato
Bib ID 1822346
Format BookBook
Author
Cato, Nancy, 1917-2000
 
Description [London] : New English Library, 1988 
262 p. ; 18 cm. 
ISBN 0450419053 (corrected) (paperback)
0450419253 (paperback)
Summary

The fascinating story of Tasmania's famous botanist Ronald Gunn. In 1829 young Ronald Gunn, with his wife Eliza and their children, set out on the long voyage to Van Diemen's Land. Life in the new colony brought him family tragedy, great happiness, and a growing interest in the island's unique flora.

Notes

Fiction in English. Australian writers,. 1945- -Texts (BNB/PRECIS)

Subjects Gunn, Ronald Campbell, 1808-1881 -- Fiction.  |  Plants.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.

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