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The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka( )
Author: Wright, Clare
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $32.95
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Winner of the Stella Prize, 2014.

The Eureka Stockade.

It's one of Australia's foundation legends yet the story has always been told as if half the participants weren't there. But what if the hot-tempered, free-spirited gold miners we learned about at school were actually husbands and fathers, brothers and sons? What if there were women and children right there beside them, inside the Stockade, when the bullets started to fly? And how do the answers to these...
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Wright, Clare (Author)
Clare Wright is an Australian historian, writer, and broadcaster. She was born on May 14, 1969 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and migrated to Australia with her mother in 1974. She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne with a BA (Honours) in history, Monash University with a MA in public history and University of Melbourne with a PhD in Australian studies. She has worked as a speechwriter, university lecturer, historical consultant, and a radio and television broadcaster.

Her first book is entitled, Beyond The Ladies Lounge: Australian Women Publicans. She won the 2014 Stella Prize and 2014 Nib Waverley Library Award for Literature with her second book, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. In August 2016, she bwas presented the biennial Alice Literary Award for `distinguished and long-term contribution to literature by an Australian woman¿.


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