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Description - Fortuyn's Ghost by Mark Greenwood

From the award-winning Mark Greenwood ("The Legend of Lasseter's Reef" and "The Legend of Moodyne Joe") comes "Fortuyn's Ghost", a haunting tale of shipwreck on the high seas. In 1724, the Dutch East India Company ship Fortuyn vanished after leaving the Cape of Good Hope, bound for Batavia. Stowed below deck was the Company's trading cash (a rich cargo of silver ingots, bullion and coins), all sealed in ten oak money chests. "Fortuyn's Ghost" imagines the doomed ship's fateful voyage to its likely end on Western Australia's treacherous Shipwreck Coast - a place well known for nautical hauntings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781920694777
ISBN-10: 1920694773
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 210mm x 10mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: University of Western Australia Press
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Mark Greenwood

Mark Greenwood is a storyteller with a passion for Australian history and folklore. Two of his previous books, The Legend of Lasseter's Reef and The Legend of Moondyne Joe (with Frane Lessac), have both won Western Australian Premier's Book Awards. Mark Wilson drew on his boyhood love of old sailing ships to illustrate Fortuyn's Ghost. Mark's previous children's picture books include the Extinction Series (Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature) and Yellow-Eye (Wilderness Society award, CBC Notable Book).

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