When We Were Very Rich Paperback
A family saga rich in characters and backdrop, this book will hook you from the first few lines.
Isabel, eldest daughter of Sarah and Albert, lives a life of many riches; family togetherness, love, nature and freedom.
Her life is poor in monetary value and lacking in belongings, but she experiences a childhood the sort that money is unable to buy.
Surrounded by many siblings - her mother had 14 live births, all without any attention from a doctor or medical intervention, a valiant and strong mother she was.
Sarah's grandparents were shipped off as convicts to Australia from England and made a life there when they were given their freedom.
Albert and Sarah married in 1918 and forged a life through the Depression in the late 1920s.
What was considered poor then, would be rich pickings today; unpolluted air, wild flowers, organic home-grown food and an abundance of wildlife.
The story is like a tapestry, the last word or stitch humbling and too soon.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 164 pages
- Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers
- Publication Date: 28/04/2017
- Category: Autobiography: general
- ISBN: 9781786937292