Black McIntosh to Gold by Lois Shepheard

By Lois Shepheard

An exquisitely distinct portrayal of cost Australia within the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century because it strains a family’s migration from a fishing village within the some distance north of Scotland to the gold fields of latest South Wales. One after one other, contributors of the McIntosh extended family are known as to make the adventure into unknown territory the place goals of satisfied households, practicable land and maybe even gold await.

Steeped in examine and laced with the magic of folklore and the secret of The Sight, a present – or even, curse – of visions handed alongside the generations, Black McIntosh to Gold is an absolutely ripened cultural adventure of the ancestors.

This based and dramatic background deals a transparent window into the start of Australia. It supplies voice to the country’s founders, to decided males, ladies and youngsters who got here to Australia hoping for chance and a greater life.

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