Jane Tolerton uncovered forgotten women in her
previous books, including the bestseller Convent
Girls and award-winning biography of safe-sex pioneer Ettie Rout.
how little was known about women’s active participation in World War I, she
self-published Make Her Praises Heard
Afar: The Hidden History of New Zealand Women in World War One, telling the
stories of doctors, dentists, ambulance drivers, mathematicians, hospital
managers and more.
She delves into history with director and acting coach Miranda Harcourt, whose ambulance-driving great-aunt is featured in the book.
Image: (c) Bev Short