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1998
ISBN
0140271562
ISBN13
9780140271560
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Paperback edition of an historical novel first published in 1997. In the mid-19th century, twin brothers are kidnapped and separated in childhood, and reunited in Hobart at the age of 15. The novel tells of their adventures as they travel through the Pacific Ocean and to various destinations in Aus ...more

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I was born illegitimately in 1933 in South Africa and spent my early childhood years in a small town deep in the heart of the Lebombo mountains.

It was a somewhat isolated community and I grew up among farm folk and the African people. At the age of five I was sent to a boarding school which might be better described as a combination orphanage and reform school, where I learned to box - though less as a sport and more as a means to stay alive.

But I survived to return to a
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