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Description - Pentridge by Don Osborne

Pentridge tells of prison life and events during the troubled 1970s when rebellion was in the air, and when Pentridge housed some of the most notorious prisoners in Australian criminal history, including arguably its most punished inmate, William O'Meally, the last man to be flogged in Australia.A rich and colourful history spanning some 150 years of grim punishments,controversial hangings and prison escapes.Documents the prison closure and relocation of the remains of executed prisoners.Features accounts of the famous criminals, from William O'Meally to Chris 'Rent-A-Kill' Flannery.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781760068547
ISBN-10: 1760068543
Format: Paperback / softback
Imprint: Echo Publishing
Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Australia
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2015
Country of Publication: Australia

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