No Ordinary Run of Men: The Queensland Executioners

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Here are the stories of the eight men who worked as the official 'Finisher of the Law' in Queensland during 1830-1913 and, between them, hanged 94 prisoners. Among the eight were the drunken acrobat, the shipwrecked African-American, the child molester, the blacksmith, and the Fortitude Valley greengrocer. They were no ordinary run of men...

Christopher Dawson (2020)
64 pages, endnotes and illustrations
RRP $8.00

Hanging at Boggo Road, 1903. (The Truth)

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