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The Road From Coorain
About the book
  • Published: 31 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446485392
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

The Road From Coorain




The Road From Coorain is the beautifully written narrative of Conway's journey from girlhood on an isolated sheep-farm in the grasslands of Australia to her departure for America (and eventually the presidency of Smith College).

  • Pub date: 31 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446485392
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

Jill Ker Conway

Jill Ker Conway was born in Hillston, NSW, Australia, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1958, and received her PhD from Harvard University in 1969. From 1964 to 1975 she taught at the University of Toronto and was Vice President there before serving for ten years as President of Smith College. In 1985 she became a visiting scholar and professor in MIT's Program in Science, Technology and Society.

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