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Elizabeth Macarthur and her world

by Hazel King

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Sydney University Press, Abacus in Sydney, Tunbridge Wells .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macarthur, Elizabeth.,
  • Pioneers -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.,
  • New South Wales -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p217-220. - Includes index.

    StatementHazel King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT2808.M28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,227p.,(4)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22411391M
    ISBN 100424000806

    Scott Tucker's empathy, interest and respect for Elizabeth Macarthur is so apparent throughout the book - it makes her story sing. I was actually surprised at the suspense created within the pages, but Scott Tucker masterfully leaves each chapter on a note of suspension and intrigue, and I did find myself rushing back to read.   Author: Hazel King. ABOUT THE BOOK. Elizabeth Macarthur, with her husband John and their infant son, left England in the notorious Second Fleet and arrived in Sydney in When she first arrived, conditions were primitive, the food supply uncertain and little was known of the country beyond the tiny settlement, by when she died, settlement had spread over much of the colony of .

      Elizabeth Macarthur is her first book. ‘Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World is a great read. It crafts a compulsive story with good research, giving a convincing look into colonial New South Wales. It offers the pleasures of fine biography in tracing one person’s life in all its seasons, through its successes and Author: Michelle Scott Tucker. Elizabeth Macarthur is her first book. Industry Reviews 'The triumphs and trials of Elizabeth Macarthur, a capable business woman and dedicated wife and mother, are given their due in this impressively researched biography.'.

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The same questions that inspired her debut novel, Lilian’s Story (), drive this imagined account of Elizabeth Macarthur’s inner life: how did clever girls, “willful” girls as Elizabeth Author: Kirsten Tranter.

Elizabeth Macarthur was a mother, with her love stretched between ‘home’ and this new life very much on the edge of the world.

She was a wife, displaying affection, but also exasperation and diffidence when dealing with a difficult husband/5. Elizabeth Macarthur and her world book ELIZABETH MACARTHUR and her world book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Elizabeth Macarthur, with her husband John and the /5. Countryman ‘Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World is a great read. It crafts a compulsive story with good research, giving a convincing look into colonial New South Wales. It offers the pleasures of fine biography in tracing one person’s life in all its seasons, through its.

Elizabeth Macarthur is her first book. ‘Tucker’s great achievement is to have scraped back the familiar historical material to uncover a fresh and compelling portrait of Elizabeth Macarthur in her own words and the words of those who knew her.’.

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New. But I cannot put this book down. Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World gives insight not only into Elizabeth’s world but the world around her as well – those tiny details of early colonial Australian life which impacted her daily routines and decisions. It’s an important story which Michelle Scott Tucker has chosen to tell.

‘Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World is a great read. It crafts a compulsive story with good research, giving a convincing look into colonial New South Wales.

It offers the pleasures of fine biography in tracing one person’s life in all its seasons, through. The twelve-year journey to publication is over for my fellow biographer-blogger Michelle Scott Tucker – her book, Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World, is ’s an impressive debut, telling the life of a key Australian colonist as a compulsive story and handling adeptly the gaps in the archive and the jagged edges of an ambitious woman married to a difficult, impulsive man.

Elizabeth Macarthur is her first book. ‘Tucker’s great achievement is to have scraped back the familiar historical material to uncover a fresh and compelling portrait of Elizabeth Macarthur in her own words and the words of those who knew her.’ Australian ‘In writing this lively, entertaining and profoundly empathetic biography, [Tucker.

Michelle Scott Tucker, Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World Text Publishing, Melbourne,ISBNppRRP $ Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World is the author’s first book.

And what a fabulous triumph it is. Elizabeth Macarthur is her first book. ‘Tucker’s great achievement is to have scraped back the familiar historical material to uncover a fresh and compelling portrait of Elizabeth Macarthur in her own words and the words of those who knew her.’ Countryman ‘Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World is a great read.

Elizabeth Macarthur and her world [Hazel King] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Elizabeth MacArthur, with her husband John and their infant son, left England in the notorious Second Fleet and arrived in Sydney in When she first arrivedCited by: 2. ‎In a young gentlewoman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer.

In any Austen novel that would be the end of the story, but for the real-life woman who became an Australian farming entrepreneur, it was just the beginning. As the first woman of education and sensitivity to reach the colony Elizabeth Macarthur had a specially privileged position in colonial life.

From her arrival in the colony until her husband's departure in she held court amongst officers of the New South Wales Corps.

Scott Tucker's empathy, interest and respect for Elizabeth Macarthur is so apparent throughout the book - it makes her story sing. I was actually surprised at the suspense created within the pages, but Scott Tucker masterfully leaves each chapter on a note of suspension and intrigue, and I did find myself rushing back to s: Elizabeth Macarthur is the subject of a fictious memoir, 'A Room Made of Leaves', by Australian author, Kate Grenville, published in Further reading.

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14 hours ago  A Room Made of Leaves shows a woman making her way in the world – and making the best of a bad situation. “Mr Macarthur blazed inside with something restless,” Elizabeth confides.

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Create # International Scholarly Book Services\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Elizabeth Macarthur was an engaged participant in many of the important historic, commercial and political activities of her era. To date, where she is mentioned at all it is usually only as John Macarthur’s wife, a staid society matron, rather than as the vibrant woman who, in her own right, played a key role in the establishment of the nation.

Well, with the publication of Elizabeth Macarthur, a Life at the Edge of the World, no one will be able to get away with that any more. As Clare Wright says in the blurb: Finally, Elizabeth Macarthur steps out from the long shadow of her infamous, entrepreneurial husband.Elizabeth Macarthur and Her World.

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