Libby Gleeson

Libby Gleeson


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"I was born in Young, a small town in south western NSW in 1950. After a few years we moved to Glen Innes, on the northern tablelands and then when I was ten we moved out west to Dubbo. We moved because my father was a schoolteacher and each change meant a promotion for him.

There were six children in the family. I was number three and there wasn't a lot of money. We didn't have television and of course there was no such thing as a computer.

Books and reading were hugely important. I remember going to the library on a Saturday morning and borrowing five or six books and reading them all by Sunday night.

When I finished High School I studied at the University of Sydney. I had a great time studying mainly history but also getting involved in lot
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