Ned Kelly: A Short Life

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Hachette Australia, 2008 - 486 pages
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Author, Ian Jones, acknowledged Kelly authority, shares with us the results of a lifetime's research. For the first time, Ned Kelly truly emerges as a man - a man who hated conflict yet never escaped it. A private man incapable of being ordinary and unnoticed. A man who was seen, even in his own lifetime, as what he represented rather than what he was.

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User Review  - drmaf - LibraryThing

A classic of Australian biography, close to being the definitive biography of the famous bushranger, but the none the less very readable rather than being academically ponderous. Loses a point or two ... Read full review

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User Review  - brianfstevenson - LibraryThing

Considered the definitive biography of Australia's ironclad outlaw, Ian Jones has drawn together and reassembled just about every worthwhile fact on Ned Kelly in an extremely entertaining form. It is ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Ian Jones is Australia's foremost Ned Kelly historian. A former TV and film producer, he was a producer of the film 'The Lighthorsemen' (he also wrote the script) and also created the TV series 'The Last Outlaw'.

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