Enid Lyons, Leading Lady to a Nation
This is the story of an extraordinary woman – mother of twelve, prime minister‘s wife, first woman member of the House of Representatives and the first woman in a federal cabinet, radio broadcaster, newspaper columnist, author of three books – Enid Lyons was for many years the best-known woman in Australia.
Anne Henderson takes us on an intriguing tour of the first half of 20th century Australia – a time when politics was more fluid yet with many of the problems we face today – political party dysfunction, the widening gap between rich and poor, rural and urban, economic recession and the role of women in public life.
About the author:
Anne Henderson is an Australian writer and occasional contributor for The Canberra Times, The Age, The Australian and The Sydney Morning Herald.
Author: Anne Henderson
Publisher: Connor Court Publishing Pty Ltd
Dimensions: 218 x 155 x 25 mm
Publication date: 25 July 2018
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