The Selector's Daughter single work   short story  
  • Author: Henry Lawson
Issue Details: First known date: 1900... 1900 The Selector's Daughter
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Mary Wylie longs to escape from her impoverished bush home. Her father is a drunk and a thief and the disgraced family exists as outcasts. A series of misfortunes sees Mary lose her only hope of escape. Her mother dies when she learns the troopers are looking for Tom, her eldest son, and Mary's father brings home another woman. Mary is driven from her home, but has nowhere to go.

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