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Surviving Sydney Cove : [the diary of Elizabeth Harvey, Sydney, 1790] / Goldie Alexander.

By: Alexander, Goldie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: My Australian story: Publisher: Lindfield, N.S.W. : Scholastic Press, 2010Description: 171 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781741696172 (pbk.).Other title: Diary of Elizabeth Harvey, Sydney, 1790.Subject(s): Convicts -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History -- 1788-1900 -- Juvenile fiction | Women pioneers -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Juvenile fiction | Prisoners -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 1788-1900 -- Juvenile fiction | Women pioneers -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Juvenile fiction | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | New South Wales -- Sydney | Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 1788-1900 -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Lizzie Harvey, a convict transported to Sydney Cove, is starved and overworked. She has to fetch the water, mend clothes, please her master, care for his china-doll daughter and tiptoe around his moody soldier son. She can barely find time to dream about the way things used to be, let alone write in her diary. But write she must. It is her only hope of reaching out to the home she has left behind, all those thousands of miles across the sea.
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Previously published: Lindfield, N.S.W. : 2006.

Lizzie Harvey, a convict transported to Sydney Cove, is starved and overworked. She has to fetch the water, mend clothes, please her master, care for his china-doll daughter and tiptoe around his moody soldier son. She can barely find time to dream about the way things used to be, let alone write in her diary. But write she must. It is her only hope of reaching out to the home she has left behind, all those thousands of miles across the sea.

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