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By Lois Shepheard

A sweeping account of Irish and Scottish households, The Rag Boiler’s Daughter portrays one woman’s unravel to supply her childrens with a brighter destiny.

This tale follows Maggie Gilliland from her beginning in Denny, Scotland in 1865 and spans the factories of nineteenth Century Scotland, the Irish struggle of Independence, international wars and a family’s migration to Australia.

Lois Shepheard used to be born in Lithgow, New South Wales to a father from Scotland and a mom descended from Scots. Lois was once despatched to benefit the violin, to play reels and hornpipes and have become a qualified musician. Her lifetime in track has incorporated research on the Conservatorium of recent South Wales and the expertise schooling university of track, Japan. She has performed within the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and used to be a lecturer on the college of Melbourne and Victoria’s Institute of Early youth improvement. For a time, she
was Professor of Viola and Director of the Suzuki software at Western Illinois college, USA.

In fresh years, Lois used to be brought to the fascination of kin historical past. As she appeared into the social heritage of her forbears, she realised the tale of every of her ancestors used to be a ebook ready to be written.

This nice granddaughter of a rag boiler has a son in Melbourne and a daughter in Cologne, Germany. She is the proud grandmother of 2 boys in Melbourne.

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