'Prostitute. Prisoner. Alcoholic. Lunatic.A few of the labels imposed on the Fortitude Valley girl who grew up to spend almost 70 years of her life in Queensland prisons, lock hospitals and asylums. This is her story. It provides an all too rare insight into the world of the 'fallen women' of colonial Brisbane, and of the disapproving society that kept them trapped on an institutional merry-go-round.'
Christopher Dawson (2008)
Only $10.00 (BRGHS members $8.00)
Book sample (PDF 10KB)
|Back to Prison History books|
|Back to Shop|