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The Rum Rebellion: The Diary of David Bellamy is a book in the My Australian Story series. The book was written by Libby Gleeson and was first published in September 2001. It was republished in May 2006 and April 2012.

Dedication

Book description

"David Bellamy is afraid. He fears the strange new land of New South Wales, its inhabitants and its wild creatures. He fears his relatives who have taken him in and the Governor himself; the swearing, cursing Governor Bligh. And then on Anniversary Day 26th January, 1808, David and his new friends Kitty and Ralph are on the streets of Sydney Town when the military march on Government House..."

""They have bayonets," whispered Ralph. "This is no parade drill." We drew back more tightly into the shadow. A Soldier beat his first on the door.
David Bellamy is afraid. He fears the strange new land of New South Wales, its inhabitants and its wild creatures. He fears the Governor too, the swearing, cursing Governor Bligh. And then on Anniversary Day, 26th January, 1808, David and his new friends Kitty and Ralph are on the streets of Sydney Town when the military march on Government House...
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Plot

Characters

Main article: List of The Rum Rebellion characters

Author

Main article: Libby Gleeson

Editions

References

See also