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All the Rivers Run

by Nancy Cato

Philadelphia Gordon is an artist, a riverboat skipper and a beautiful, independent woman.

Orphaned by a shipwreck, she grows up on the banks of her beloved Murray River in Australia with her kindly uncle and strict aunt, seemingly destined for a conventional life. But then tragedy changes everything, and leads her to a successful career as a painter, and then to a meeting with the dashing captain of the paddle-steamer which bears her name.

#72 in  Australia’s Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads


01 January, 1958

About Nancy Cato

Nancy Cato spent her working life in the literary field as a poet, novelist and reporter on an Adelaide daily paper. In 1984 she was made a member of the Order of Australia. She died in 2000.


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