Pentridge - Behind the Bluestone Walls

Author(s): 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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General Fields

  • : 9781760068547
  • : The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd
  • : Echo Publishing
  • : June 2015
  • : Australia
  • : July 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Don Osborne
  • : Paperback
  • : 715