In 1788 a young gentle woman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer. In any Jane Austen novel that would be the end of the story, but for the real-life woman who would play an integral part in establishing Australia’s wool industry it was just the beginning.
A fascinating, faithful portrait of a remarkable woman and the young, volatile colony she helped to build.
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Six word synopsis: Elizabeth Macarthur’s remarkable life and work