This story is based on the real life of a remarkable young Australian who defied the conventions of her time. She had a stubborn streak and the courage to act out her convictions - in spite of the consequences. This story is her personal fight for justice against enormous odds. Made into a television mini-series in 2004, it won two
awards at the Chicago International Film Festival that year, and a Logie Award in 2005. 243 x 158mm., pp. 10 (preliminaries), 587. Hard cover in dust jacket. Contents, TRUE FIRST AUSTRALIAN EDITION (correct numbering), signed BY BRYCE COURTENAY (Title Page), small owner's inscription (name/telephone number) top of ffep; dust jacket, very slightly rubbed on corners, few small 'indent' marks, small 'rubbed' area top back corner, no tears or chips. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.