Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend [unabridged audio CD]

By: Peter Fitzsimons and read by Richard Aspel

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Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers' ploughs. Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless killer or a crusader against oppression and discrimination? Was he even a political revolutionary, channelling the spirit of Eureka? Peter FitzSimons brings the history of Ned Kelly and his gang exuberantly to life, weighing in on all of the myths, legends and controversies generated by this compelling and divisive Irish-Australian rebel. About the Author Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with the Sun-Herald and the Sydney Morning Herald, and the author of more than 20 books, including How Hemlines Predict the Economy and Mawson.

Title: Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend [unabridged audio CD]

Author Name: Peter Fitzsimons and read by Richard Aspel

Categories: Australiana, Australian History, Audio Books,

Publisher: Australia, Bolinda: 2013

ISBN Number: 1486202047

ISBN Number 13: 9781486202041

Binding: Audio Book (CD)

Book Condition: New

Type: Audio Book

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 000320