Grantlee Kieza

Review - Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother, Grantlee Kieza

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother
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#amreading Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother

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This is quite the doorstopper so I may be gone for sometime.

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Ellen Kelly was born during the troubles in Ireland. When she arrived in Melbourne in 1841 aged nine, British convict ships were still dumping their unhappy cargo in what was then known as the colony of New South Wales. When she died at the age of 91 in 1923, having outlived seven of her 12 children, motor cars plied the highway near her bush home north of Melbourne, and Australia was a modern sovereign nation.

Grantlee Kieza

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Kieza, Grantlee

Award winning journalist Grantlee Kieza has held senior editorial positions at The Daily TelegraphThe Sunday Telegraph and The Courier Mail. He is a Walkley Award finalist and the author of twelve acclaimed books, including the recent bestsellers Bert Hinkler: The Most Daring Man in the WorldSons of the Southern Cross and Monash.