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The Runaway Settlers

Elsie Locke


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    $19.99
PUBLISHED: 1st March 2009
ISBN: 9781869507695
ANNOTATION:
The year is 1859, Elizabeth Small and her six children escape their abusive husband and father in Australia, making a new life for themselves in the fledgling colony of Canterbury, N.Z.
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  • Paperback
    $19.99
PUBLISHED: 1st March 2009
ISBN: 9781869507695
ANNOTATION:
The year is 1859, Elizabeth Small and her six children escape their abusive husband and father in Australia, making a new life for themselves in the fledgling colony of Canterbury, N.Z.

Annotation

The year is 1859, Elizabeth Small and her six children escape their abusive husband and father in Australia, making a new life for themselves in the fledgling colony of Canterbury, N.Z.

Publisher Description

The year is 1859 and the Small family arrives in the Canterbury colony without a penny to their name. Mother and six children have a hard beginning to their new life - all the more since they are runaways from a cruel father and husband in Australia. But there are adventures ahead ...This long-established and well-loved classic by renowned author Elsie Locke was first published in 1965.

Author Biography

Elsie Locke was born in 1912, in Hamilton; she passed away in 2001. Elsie has been described as a peace campaigner, environmentalist, novelist, historian, community worker and national treasure. Elsie was also a feminist and socialist who campaigned against nuclear weapons and wrote more than 20 books, including a number of historical novels for children and several social histories of NZ.

Product Details

Author
Elsie Locke
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Year
2009
ISBN-10
186950769X
ISBN-13
9781869507695
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2009-03-01
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Pages
176