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Description - Flinders by Rob Mundle

The fascinating story of the exceptional maritime explorer, Matthew Flinders - the man who put Australia on the map.

Shipwrecks, storms, death and danger - Matthew Flinders encountered it all on his courageous quest to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline.

From the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his cruel imprisonment by the French on Mauritius for six long and harrowing years; the heartbreaking separation from his beloved wife; and the comfort he got from his loyal cat, Trim; to his tragic death at just forty.

This is a gripping adventure biography that details the life of Flinders, a true hero whose name is forever woven into the fabric of Australian history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780733637384
ISBN-10: 0733637388
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 128mm x 30mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Hachette Australia
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Rob Mundle

Rob Mundle is a bestselling author, journalist and competitive yachtsman whose family heritage is with the sea, dating back to his great-great grandfather who was the master of square riggers. For over forty years Rob has combined his passions for sailing and writing. He has written thirteen books, reported on more than thirty Sydney to Hobarts (and competed in three), and covered seven America's Cups, four Olympics and numerous international events. He is the winner of many sailing championships, and a regular competitor in local and international contests, and has sailed everything from sailboards and 18-foot skiffs through to supermaxi yachts and offshore multihulls.

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