Escaping Boggo Road

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The story of escapes and attempted escapes from Queensland's most notorious prison. The surrounding redbrick walls were supposed to make it escape-proof, but these stories show that prisoners had other ideas, and many of them tried to gain their freedom using ropes, bedsheets, saws, hooks, keys, bar spreaders, guns, trucks and a combination of ingenuity, stupidity and opportunism.

This book is an update of the Inside History 'Escaping Boggo Road' publication (2005).

Christopher Dawson (2020)
76 pages with illustrations, endnotes and bibliography
RRP $10.00

1 Division, Boggo Road, 1980s. (BRGHS)

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