From an episode of BreakfastersPresented by Geraldine Hickey, Jeff Sparrow and Sarah Smith

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Breakfasters: Loretta Smith Hopes Alice Anderson Can Inspire a New Generation of Australian Women

Loretta Smith joined the Breakfasters to chat about the extraordinary life of Alice Anderson, and some of the challenges of writing her new book, A Spanner in the Works: The Extraordinary Story of Alice Anderson and Australia’s First All-Female Garage.

Alice's life was brief but remarkable, and in this richly detailed and entertainingly told book this pioneering Australian woman comes to life for the first time.

How did this young woman at the turning point of the century become a mechanic in such a male dominated industry? Loretta Smith shares fascinating stories of Alice Anderson’s life that is sure to inspire a new generation.

Loretta Smith A Spanner in the Works
Listen to Breakfasters: Loretta Smith Hopes Alice Anderson Can Inspire a New Generation of Australian Women11:2611 April 2019