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Road from Rosehall Mike Munro

Road from Rosehall

Mike Munro

Published January 1st 2015
ISBN : 9780986468599
Paperback
292 pages
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 About the Book 

Wellington writer Mike Munro’s semi fictional account of the 1850s emigration adventures of a young Scottish Highlander who quits an impoverished rural croft toseek his fortune on the Victorian gold fields, before settling in New Zealand. Road fromMoreWellington writer Mike Munro’s semi fictional account of the 1850s emigration adventures of a young Scottish Highlander who quits an impoverished rural croft toseek his fortune on the Victorian gold fields, before settling in New Zealand. Road from Rosehall combines real-life with the flavour of Scottish emigration to Down- under - the anguish, the hopes, the dread and the excitement. Heavily researched with an extensive bibliography this book would appeal to general readers and to those of a more genealogical bent, seeking to understand the emigration experience in the mid 19th century. Mike Munro, was a senior journalist who became a communications specialist, including a long spell as Helen Clark’s chiefpress secretary when she was Prime Minister.