Daughter of the Territory by Jacqueline Hammar

By Jacqueline Hammar

Daughter of the Territory is the superb lifestyles tale of Jacqueline Hammar. Born in Darwin in 1929, Jacqueline's early life was once spent in a succession of bush cities prior to she used to be despatched to varsity in Darwin. With the outbreak of global warfare , she moved to Brisbane to complete her education.

Returning to her loved Territory, Jacqueline met and married stockman Ken Hammar, and so they moved to an unlimited estate in a single of the main inaccessible components of Australia, transporting corrugated iron and scaling down bushes to construct a crude hut to stay in.

With just a kerosene range, scant possessions and a mattress, Jacqueline lived a harsh and remoted lifestyles. Her decision and braveness helped her live to tell the tale many hardships, together with having to devour pigweed and candy potato vines whilst nutrients used to be scarce. in the meantime, she supported Ken as he grew to become large tracts of desolate tract right into a filthy rich million-acre livestock station.

Daughter of the Territory is a testomony to a lifestyles good lived. such as AB Facey's A lucky Life and Sara Henderson's From power to Strength, Jacqueline's existence tale is remarkable.

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