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The heather to Hawkesbury / Sheila Hunter
Bib ID 7763048
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Hunter, Sheila, author
 
Edition 4th edition. 
Description Kincumber, NSW : Pacific Wanderland Publication, 2018 
©2018 
viii, 216 pages : genealogical tables ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9780994578228 (paperback)
Summary

The story follows four families from Scotland, on the ship out and to the NSW colony in 1850’s. Mary does not cope with the changes and losses that occur in the first months in the colony. The other women in the family rely on her and she nearly crumbles. Through accidents, losses, trials, floods, and hard work the families struggle together and forge a strong bond with their new country. Loosely based on the family history of both the author and her husband who both had Scottish Highlander ancestry!

Biography/History

Co-winner of 1999 NSW Premiers Senior Citizens Award

Notes

First published in 2015.

Subjects Australian fiction.  |  Immigrants -- New South Wales -- History -- Fiction.  |  Families -- New South Wales -- History -- Fiction.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1851-1891 -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Historical fiction.

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