9781460758045

Australian Heist

James Phelps


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ISBN: 9781460758045
Published: August 2019

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Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery.

On 15 June 1862, a gang of bushrangers held up a gold escort at Eugowra, just east of Forbes, NSW. They escaped with a pile of cash and 77 kilograms of gold, worth about $10 million today. It remains the largest gold robbery in Australian history.

In this riveting re-creation of the events, James Phelps finally tells the full story of how Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall, John O'Meally, Johnny Gilbert, Henry Manns, Alexander Fordyce, John Bow and Dan Charters planned and executed the robbery - and what happened to all that gold. Australian Heist is a thrilling, fast-paced and thoroughly modern take on one of the most extraordinary episodes in the nation's history, by Australia's number-one true-crime writer.

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  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781460758045
  • Published: August 2019
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Width (mm): 131
  • Height (mm): 199
  • Depth (mm): 24
  • Weight (g): 275

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