It is the 1640s and Claesgen lives in Batavia with her stepmother, Jannetje, waiting weeks, and sometimes months, for her father, Abel Tasman, to come back from his sea voyages. When he returns, Tasman delights his young daughter with tales of treacherous oceans and relentless wild weather, hazards of unseen coral reefs and endless days of empty ocean, encounters ó both friendly and hostile ó with indigenous peoples, murder and theft, and the threat of smugglers and pirates.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Mattingley, Christobel
Publisher: National Library of Australia
Publication Date: 01 May 2012
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