Adult Book Discussion
Join us every month at the Ostrander Branch Library for a lively and fun adult book discussion. This month we'll discuss The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women by Deborah J. Swiss.
The Tin Ticket takes readers to the dawn of the nineteenth century and into the lives of three women arrested and sent into suffering and slavery in Australia and Tasmania-where they overcame their fates unlike any women in the world. It also tells the tale of Elizabeth Gurney Fry, a Quaker reformer who touched all their lives. Ultimately, this is a story of women who, by sheer force of will, became the heart and soul of a new nation.