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



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Penguin Group USA
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This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 11/1/2011.

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The convict women who built a continent..."A moving and fascinating story." -Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold's Ghost The Tin Tickettakes readers to the dawn of the nineteenth century and into the lives of three women arrested and sent into suffering and slavery in Australia and Tasmania-where they overcame their fates unlike any women in the world. It also tells the tale of Elizabeth Gurney Fry, a Quaker reformer who touched all their lives. Ultimately, this is a story of women who, by sheer force of will, became the heart and soul of a new nation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
The Grey-Eyed Girlp. 1
Crown of Thievesp. 31
The Angel of Newgatep. 59
Sweet Sixteenp. 83
More Sinned Against Than Sinningp. 119
Ludlow's Choicep. 149
Liverpool Streetp. 175
The Yellow Cp. 207
Flames of Lovep. 233
Bendigo's Goldp. 265
Appendicesp. 289
Notesp. 317
Bibliographyp. 335
Indexp. 349
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