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346 - Ethel Livesey: Australia's Greatest Imposter

In Sydney 1945 Ethel Livesey was to marry Rex Beech. The press was dubbing it the society wedding of the year. But she wasn’t who she appeared to be. The truth was, she was Australia’s Greatest Imposter. This is the story of the Amazing Mrs Livesey!


Read The Amazing Mrs Livesey by Freda Marnie Nicholls for the full story


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

The Amazing Mrs Livesey by Freda Marnie Nicholls - https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-amazing-mrs-livesey-freda-marnie-nicholls/book/9781760296193.html

https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/mrs-ethel-livesey---australias-greatest-imposter/7315112

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/ethel-livesey-tells-her-story




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