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Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'Ellen: A Woman of Spirit is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told in this long awaited book with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The reader will become immersed in the trials, tragedies and triumphs of this woman. The love of Ellen's life is taken from her at an early age; she is faced with the task of bringing up her children on her own. She will do anything for her children including spending time in gaol for protecting her teenage daughter from the unwanted advances of a police officer. No mother should experience the tragedies and losses that this woman endured throughout her long life; she outlived seven of her twelve children. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia's most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Montmorency, Lower Plenty - Eltham area, Melbourne - Northeast, Melbourne, Victoria,: NCS Publishing , 2012 .
      Extent: xvi, 232p.p.
      Description: illus., facsims., geneal. table, ports.
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 231)
      ISBN: 9780958016216 (hbk.)
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