Author(s): Kiera Lindsey
A compelling and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to parents who were emancipated convicts. When 15-year-old Mary Ann Gill attempted to elope with gentleman settler John Kinchela in 1848, they became the focus of a national scandal which was nearly their undoing.
Kiera Lindsey has a passion for Australian history. She has worked in the Australian film and television industries and hosted her own program on ABC Radio. She has also published a regular column in the Adelaide Review. She lectures in Australian history at the University of South Australia, and has also lectured at the University of Melbourne. She was the winner of the inaugural Greg Dening History Prize.