The Fortunes of Mary Fortune

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Penguin, 1989 - Australia - 230 pages
A biography of Mary Fortune, Australia's first female writer of crime fiction. She kept her identity secret by writing under the names of W.W. or Waif Wander. Arriving in Australia with her young son, she supported herself by writing about life on the goldfields and in the cities.

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First published by Penguin in 1989 THE FORTUNES OF MARY FORTUNE wasn't the easiest book to track down. In fact it took a lot of driving across the Goldfields region of Victoria to get my hands on a ... Read full review


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