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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh
2 July 2016 @ 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Author Leigh Straw in conversation with City of Sydney Historian Lisa Murray.
The first biography of legendary Kate Leigh, famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer. Leigh tells the full story of how this wayward Reformatory girl from Dubbo made a fortune in eastern Sydney and defied the gender stereotyping of the time to become a leading underworld figure.