Book launch: Can You Hear the Sea?
Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122
Kirsty Murray will launch award-winning biographer Brenda Niall’s insightful, moving and uniquely personal new book, Can You Hear the Sea?
Niall tells the story of her grandmother, Aggie: a fiercely independent and intelligent woman who braved a new country as a single woman, teaching in a country school, before marrying a Riverina grazier, whose large, powerful family was wary of the newcomer with ideas of her own.
Free, no booking required.
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Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston Street, Carlton
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St Kilda Army & Navy Club, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda