True History of the Kelly Gang Summary & Study Guide

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True History of the Kelly Gang is a novel of historical fiction based around the life of famous bush ranger and Australian folk hero, Ned Kelly. The book is written from his point of view, as he writes to correct the events of what has actually happened, versus what is told about him by papers that had a tendency to lie. The novel starts with Ned's life as a young child, how he is forced to become a man after his father dies, and his mother selling him off to a bush ranger against his will. He learns from bush ranger Harry Power, but then eventually comes back. He tries to help his family, but is pushed away over and over, and imprisoned several times unjustly. Finally, when his family is harmed, he gives up any attempt at leading a straight life and takes on a...

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