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Book Launch: Rebecca Wilson’s The True Story of Ned Kelly’s Little Sister

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Book Launch: Rebecca Wilson’s The True Story of Ned Kelly’s Little Sister

Thu 15 April at 5:30 am - 7:00 pm

Rob Willis will interview author and artist, Rebecca Wilson about her amazing book, Kate Kelly, the true story about Ned’s little sister.


Rebecca Wilson grew up in Forbes where Kate Kelly lived in the last years of her life. Rebecca has been hearing local stories about Kate all her life and she has been researching, painting and writing Kate’s tragic story for over a decade. Come along to The Book Dispensary to hear Rebecca talk about Kate Kelly. A scandalous affair covered up by family, protest marches to save Ned and a life on the run. Kate Kelly was an extraordinary Australian and this is the true story of what happened to Ned’s little sister.


The Book Dispensary
4 Templar St
Forbes, NSW 2871 Australia
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Forbes area
Literature, Heritage


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