Your son is your son till he gets him a wife but your daughter is your daughter all her life. In late nineteenth-century England, Eleanor causes a stir when she refuses to consider marriage to the man her parents have chosen for her. Instead, sets sail for Australia with her own choice of husband. She will soon find that life there is very different to the one she enjoyed as the only daughter of a wealthy Englishman. Certainly, Eleanor has a lot to learn All Her Life is a gripping tale about mothers, daughters and the ties that bind.