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Author Lindsey, Kiera.

Title Convict's daughter : the scandal that shocked a colony / Kiera Lindsey
Published Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2016
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Contents Cover ; About the Author; Title Page; Dedication & Copyright Page; Contents; Epigraph; Prologue; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: High-Growing Fruit; CHAPTER TWO: Decline and Fall; CHAPTER THREE: The All-Seductive James; CHAPTER FOUR: The Parramatta Romance; CHAPTER FIVE: Shooting With Intent; CHAPTER SIX: The Deposition; CHAPTER SEVEN: To Court; CHAPTER EIGHT: A Sporting Affair; CHAPTER NINE: The Gloves Come Off; CHAPTER TEN: The Thoughtless and the Giddy; CHAPTER ELEVEN: A Story Without a Hero; CHAPTER TWELVE: The Manly and the Unmanly; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: A More Exalted Position
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: In the SoupCHAPTER FIFTEEN: A Gross Breach; CHAPTER SIXTEEN: The Thwarted Plot; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Defiance; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Lions After Slumber; CHAPTER NINETEEN: The Camel's Back; CHAPTER TWENTY: Under the Hammer; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: All That Glitters; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: A Tuppenny Damn; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: The High Seas; CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Natural Justice; CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: What Mary Ann Did Next; Picture Section ; Afterword; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary A dramatic and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to convicts who gained their freedom and then their fortune in 1840s Sydney. At the age of 15 Mary Ann Gill slipped out her bedroom window to elope with a gentleman settler, but when her father discovered his daughter's disappearance he pursued the couple and fired two pistols at his daughter's suitor, unleashing a national scandal
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Subject Gill, M. L.
Gill, Mary Ann, 1832-1902.
Kinchela, James Butler.
Elopement -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Scandals -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Trials (Kidnapping) -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Women -- Australia -- New South Wales -- 19th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1952533902 (electronic bk)
9781952533907 (electronic bk)