Chapter 1, The West
• New South Wales was described as being a vast plain.
• Prior to the settlers, New South Wales housed mostly convicts.
• The settlers farmed mostly sheep.
• Because of the white settlers, New South Wales and Australia became a very wealthy country.
Chapter 2, Coorain
• Conway's parents moved to Coorain. Her father loved the idea of a farm while her mother dislikeed the country.
• The Kers had two sons and slowly began to make money from their land.
• While getting medical attention in Sydney, Mrs. Ker learned that she was pregnant again but also had uterine growths.
• When Mrs. Ker was told to have a hysterectomy, she decided to do nothing and return home.
• Jill was born without a problem.
• Mrs. Ker hired help around the house and made her children do chores, which made her happier.
Chapter 3, Childhood
• The Kers' farm brought them moderate financial success.
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