Arthur Phillip Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy


As a captain in the Georgian navy Arthur Phillip's integrity, intelligence and persistence made him perfectly suited to the role that history and circumstance presented to him in 1788, but landing the First Fleet at Botany Bay was only one of many achievements in a captivating life.
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ISBN:

9781742708058

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

490g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

History , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Pembroke

Michael Pembroke is a writer, historian, naturalist and the author of the acclaimed historical biography Arthur Phillip – Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy (2013), which was short-listed for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and runner-up in the National Maritime Museum history award. He was educated at the Universities of Sydney and Cambridge, is the son and the father of army officers, and has lived and travelled