Jill Ker Conway

Jill Ker Conway was an Australian-American scholar and author, well-known for her autobiographies and her work on women's history. She was the first female president of Smith College.

Books

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  1. 1. The Road from Coorain

    "The Road from Coorain" is a memoir that chronicles the author's journey from her childhood on a remote sheep station in Australia, through her adolescence in war-ravaged Sydney, and finally, to her departure for America. The narrative explores themes of self-discovery, gender roles, and the power of education while providing a vivid portrayal of life in the Australian outback. The memoir also delves into the author's complex relationship with her mother and the impact of her father's death on their family.

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