9780425236727

The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women

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  • ISBN13:

    9780425236727

  • ISBN10:

    0425236722

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

"The Tin Ticket" takes readers to the dawn of the 19th century and into the lives of three women arrested and sent into suffering and slavery in Australia and Tasmania--and reveals how they overcame their fates unlike any other women in the world at the time.

Author Biography

Deborah J. Swiss received her Ed.D. from Harvard University, and now lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
The Grey-Eyed Girlp. 1
Crown of Thievesp. 28
The Angel of Newgatep. 53
Sweet Sixteenp. 76
More Sinned Against Than Sinningp. 109
Ludlow's Choicep. 136
Liverpool Streetp. 159
The Yellow Cp. 189
Flames of Lovep. 214
Bendigo's Goldp. 244
Appendicesp. 267
Notesp. 295
Bibliographyp. 309
Indexp. 321
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