Sid Harta Publishers

Sid Harta Publishers

Book Publishers:

  • Previous Book
  • Next Book

Admiral Arthur Phillip, the Man 1738-1814

by Lyn M. Fergusson

Admiral Arthur Phillip, the Man 1738-1814
Galley Release
Australian History

What sort of man was Arthur Phillip?
Why was he selected to undertake the unenviable task of colonising New South Wales? In the space of four years ten months and fifteen days, Captain Arthur Phillip established Sydney Town hewn from some of the harshest terrain on earth, with very little assistance and even less support from those who sent him on what many considered a hopeless mission.
Unlike earlier publications regarding Phillip, Admiral of the Royal Navy, this biography concentrates on the man. For avid readers of Patrick O’Brian’s adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin I can tell you Phillip had the courage and daring of Aubrey and even a touch of Maturin, as he became involved in naval intelligence.
 Of particular interest, through the Rebello Transcripts, clarification of his service with the Portuguese Navy, and subsequent visits to South America, are revealed. Also, recently discovered personal letters give an insight into his second marriage, with new information presented regarding his family




Latest Galley Releases

Bloke Raising Boys by Russell Miles
Bindi the Three-Legged Tasmanian Devil by Bronwyn Holley
Kaha the Overweight Kunekune Pig by Bronwyn Holley
Margie: Victim of Medical Negligence by Jerry Brown-Sarre
The Mystery of Spotty Tree Wood by Barrie Thompson
Gaunasala Ni Bula: Road of Life by Keith Gregory
Files of the Missing by Eve Grafton
Healing in the Holy Land: A Tale of Modern Christian Pilgrims by Glen Natalier
Two Wishes by Tom Henderson
Cuckoos, Book 1, of the Crying Men series by David Bastin
Butterflies in Sandstorms by Steve Backarich
Rosie's Lie by Peter Lascelles
Discovery by Marni
Turn your book into a movie

Turn Your Book into a Movie

Book of the Month

Ready Aim Fire by James Unkles

Ready Aim Fire by James Unkles

Other Links

Related Indonesian Sites