3 October 2003

New from Montpelier Press:

New from Montpelier Press: Ruby of Trowutta: Recollections of a country postmistress -- to be launched tomorrow, Saturday 4 October at 10.30 a.m. at Hobart Bookshop.

This is a biography based entirely on the spoken word of Ruby Paul, a remarkable woman who lived her entire life in Tasmania's isolated west and north-west regions. It "reminds us of another time, another way of living, and the remarkable achievements of people who thought they were ordinary". Author: Christobel Mattingley, well known in Australia for her young people's fiction and for her biography of Tasmania's Deny King, King of the Wilderness,; Drawings by Tasmanian artist Janet Fenton; Paperback, RRP: $25 + $6 p+h, ISBN 1 876597 11 9 -- order form.

No comments: