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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

6 July 2016 @ 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

Bitesize Lunchtime Talk with author Leigh Straw.

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.

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Date:
6 July 2016
Time:
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
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Website:
http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/bitesize-lunchtime-talk-worst-woman-sydney

Venue

State Library of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia + Google Map