Morgan’s Run

Morgan’s Run by Colin McCullough

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In the tradition of her epic bestseller, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough offers up a saga of love found, love lost, and agony endured in Morgan`s Run. McCullough brings history to life through the eyes of Richard Morgan, an Englishman swept up in the bitter vicissitudes of fate. McCullough`s trademark flair for detail is like a ride in a time machine, transporting readers to the late 18th century. From the shores of Bristol, England, to the dungeons of a British prison, from the bowels of a slave ship to a penal colony on an island off the coast of New South Wales, McCullough brilliantly recreates the sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of Morgan`s life and times. The Revolutionary War is raging in America, and England is struggling with economic and social chaos. In the town of Bristol, Richard Morgan keeps to himself and tends to his family, making a decent living as a gunsmith and barkeep. But then Richard`s quiet life begins to fall apart. His young daughter dies of smallpox, his wife becomes obsessively concerned about their son, and he loses his savings and his bar to a sophisticated con man. Then Richard`s wife dies suddenly of a stroke, and his son is later lost and presumed dead after disappearing in a nearby river. The crowning blow comes when Richard reports illegal activities being carried out by the owner of the rum distillery where he works, and he ends up on the wrong end of a frame-up. Tried and convicted for thievery and blackmail in a justice system designed to presume guilt, Richard is deported on a slave ship of the "First Fleet" with a hundred or so other convicts bound for New South Wales, where they will be used to establish a colony. But the onboard conditions during the yearlong voyage are so awful that many of the convicts die. Richard, oddly calm, dignified, and withdrawn, not only survives but manages to thrive. His intelligence, manners, and skills earn him respect in the new colony, where he eventually earns a pardon and begins his life again. Based on McCullough`s own family history, Morgan`s Run has all the marks of a classic. In the novel`s afterword, McCullough mentions that she hopes to continue this tale – a hope that will no doubt be shared by millions of readers.

– Beth Amos

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Colin McCullough ( Colleen McCullough -Robinson) June 1, 1937 - January 29, 2015 Famous Australian writer and neuropsychologist. Colin McCullough was born on June 1, 1937, in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. Among the ancestors of her mother were people from the Maori tribe, the indigenous population of the country. The McCullough family moved frequently, eventually settling in Sydney. Colin read and drew a lot and even wrote poetry from the age of five, but her parents, in whose memory the pictures of the Great Depression were vividly captured, insisted that her daughter choose a more prosperous and reliable path. For this reason, Colin, who also showed a passion for science, received a medical degree and became involved in neuropsychology. In Sydney, at the Royal North Coast Hospital, she founded the Department of Neuropsychology, which she led for five years, then worked in London, and after moving to the United States, she conducted research and taught at Yale Medical School for ten years. In 1974, Colin McCullough`s debut novel "Tim" was published, and three years later the famous "The Thorn Birds" saw the light of day - the book became an international bestseller, was translated into more than 20 languages ​​and brought the author recognition and fame. According to research by a London university, two copies of Colin McCullough`s novel "The Thorn Birds" are sold every minute around the world. Based on this book, the legendary television series was filmed in 1983, which only increased the popularity of the book. Other books by the author were also filmed. After the release of The Thorn Birds, McCullough continued to write books. Commercial success allowed her to pursue a career in medicine, and in the late 1970s she moved to Norfolk Island, where she met her future husband. From 1990 to 2007, McCullough wrote the series of historical novels "The Lords of Rome". Macquarie University in Sydney praised the quality of the historical research that the author conducted in preparation for writing these books, and awarded her a doctorate in literature, Interfax reported. Over the course of her writing career, McCullough has published over 20 works, including 11 novels. Her last book, Bitter Sweet, was published in 2014. In addition to the novel "The Thorn Birds", which formed the basis of the series, the novels "Tim" and "Indecent Passion" were filmed. The 1979 film, Tim, stars Mel Gibson and Piper Laurie. This novel also formed the basis for the 1996 film adaptation of Mary and Tim. The film "Indecent Passion" starring Gary Sweet was released in 1985. In 1996, the TV series "The Thorn Birds: The Lost Years" was shown, co-written by McCullough. *** The famous Australian writer, author of the novel "The Thorn Birds" Colin McCullough died at the age of 77. McCullough died on Thursday afternoon, January 29, 2015, at a hospital on Norfolk Island in the Pacific Ocean. The writer suffered several minor strokes, lost her eyesight and in recent months was confined to a wheelchair.  Wikipedia , IMDb .  Bibliography Series Masters of Rome - Lords of Rome [/ b ] 1990 - 1.

The First Man in Rome - The First Man in Rome 1991 - 2.

The Grass Crown - The Grass Crown (Battle for Rome, The Crown of Herbs) 1993 - 3.

Fortune`s Favorites - The Favorite of Fortune 1995 - 4.

Caesar`s Women - Women of Caesar 1999 - 5.

Caesar - Caesar (By the will of fate) 2002 - 6.

The October Horse - October horse 2007 - 7.

Antony and Cleopatra - Antony and Cleopatra 2014 - Masters of Rome Collection Books 1-5 (omnibus) [b ] Carmine Delmonico - Carmine Delmonico 2006 - 1.

On, Off - Enable. Off 2009 - 2.

Too Many Murders - Too Many Murders 2010 - 3.

Naked Cruelty - Outright Cruelty 2012 - 4.

The Prodigal Son - 2013 - 5.

Sins of the Flesh (aka Old Sins, Long) Novels 1974 - Tim - Tim 1977 - The Thorn Birds - Singing in the Thorn Birds 1981 - An Indecent Obsession - Indecent Passion 1985 - A Creed for the Third Millennium - Creed of the Third Millennium 1987 - The Ladies of Missalonghi - Lady of Missalonga 1998 - The Song of Troy - Song of Troy 2000 - Morgan`s Run - The Morgan Way 2003 - The Touch - Touch 2005 - Angel - Sweet Angel 2008 - The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet - Miss Mary Bennet`s Independence 2014 - Bitter Sweet - Bitter Joy Omnibus 1999 - Three Complete Novels

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Colin McCullough ( Colleen McCullough -Robinson) June 1, 1937 - January 29, 2015 Famous Australian writer and neuropsychologist. Colin McCullough was born on June 1, 1937, in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. Among the ancestors of her mother were people from the Maori tribe, the indigenous population of the country. The McCullough family moved frequently, eventually settling in Sydney. Colin read and drew a lot and even wrote poetry from the age of five, but her parents, in whose memory the pictures of the Great Depression were vividly captured, insisted that her daughter choose a more prosperous and reliable path. For this reason, Colin, who also showed a passion for science, received a medical degree and became involved in neuropsychology. In Sydney, at the Royal North Coast Hospital, she founded the Department of Neuropsychology, which she led for five years, then worked in London, and after moving to the United States, she conducted research and taught at Yale Medical School for ten years. In 1974, Colin McCullough`s debut novel "Tim" was published, and three years later the famous "The Thorn Birds" saw the light of day - the book became an international bestseller, was translated into more than 20 languages ​​and brought the author recognition and fame. According to research by a London university, two copies of Colin McCullough`s novel "The Thorn Birds" are sold every minute around the world. Based on this book, the legendary television series was filmed in 1983, which only increased the popularity of the book. Other books by the author were also filmed. After the release of The Thorn Birds, McCullough continued to write books. Commercial success allowed her to pursue a career in medicine, and in the late 1970s she moved to Norfolk Island, where she met her future husband. From 1990 to 2007, McCullough wrote the series of historical novels "The Lords of Rome". Macquarie University in Sydney praised the quality of the historical research that the author conducted in preparation for writing these books, and awarded her a doctorate in literature, Interfax reported. Over the course of her writing career, McCullough has published over 20 works, including 11 novels. Her last book, Bitter Sweet, was published in 2014. In addition to the novel "The Thorn Birds", which formed the basis of the series, the novels "Tim" and "Indecent Passion" were filmed. The 1979 film, Tim, stars Mel Gibson and Piper Laurie. This novel also formed the basis for the 1996 film adaptation of Mary and Tim. The film "Indecent Passion" starring Gary Sweet was released in 1985. In 1996, the TV series "The Thorn Birds: The Lost Years" was shown, co-written by McCullough. *** The famous Australian writer, author of the novel "The Thorn Birds" Colin McCullough died at the age of 77. McCullough died on Thursday afternoon, January 29, 2015, at a hospital on Norfolk Island in the Pacific Ocean. The writer suffered several minor strokes, lost her eyesight and in recent months was confined to a wheelchair.  Wikipedia , IMDb .  Bibliography Series Masters of Rome - Lords of Rome 1990 - 1. The First Man in Rome - The First Man in Rome 1991 - 2. The Grass Crown - The Grass Crown (Battle for Rome, The Crown of Herbs) 1993 - 3. Fortune`s Favorites - The Favorite of Fortune 1995 - 4. Caesar`s Women - Women of Caesar 1999 - 5. Caesar - Caesar (By the will of fate) 2002 - 6. The October Horse - October horse 2007 - 7. Antony and Cleopatra - Antony and Cleopatra 2014 - Masters of Rome Collection Books 1-5 (omnibus) [b ] Carmine Delmonico - Carmine Delmonico 2006 - 1. On, Off - Enable. Off 2009 - 2. Too Many Murders - Too Many Murders 2010 - 3. Naked Cruelty - Outright Cruelty 2012 - 4. The Prodigal Son - 2013 - 5. Sins of the Flesh (aka Old Sins, Long) Novels 1974 - Tim - Tim 1977 - The Thorn Birds - Singing in the Thorn Birds 1981 - An Indecent Obsession - Indecent Passion 1985 - A Creed for the Third Millennium - Creed of the Third Millennium 1987 - The Ladies of Missalonghi - Lady of Missalonga 1998 - The Song of Troy - Song of Troy 2000 - Morgan`s Run - The Morgan Way 2003 - The Touch - Touch 2005 - Angel - Sweet Angel 2008 - The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet - Miss Mary Bennet`s Independence 2014 - Bitter Sweet - Bitter Joy Omnibus 1999 - Three Complete Novels