Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Joy Jobbins: the rural bohemia of Eltham

Joy Jobbins’s memoir “Shoestring” (named for the family property in Eltham) is a candid portrait of marriage and women’s working life in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s. An ordinary woman whose remarkable life intersected with many well known figures including Peter Carey, Chips Rafferty, Rupert Murdoch and Helmut Newton, Laurence Olivier, Maggie Tabberer and many others.

Vist Joy Jobbins website

Access this title via the local history collection in Eltham Library.

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