The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women

The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women

Deborah J. Swiss


The convict ladies who outfitted a continent..."A relocating and engaging story." -Adam Hochschild, writer of King Leopold's Ghost

The Tin Ticket takes readers to the sunrise of the 19th century and into the lives of 3 ladies arrested and despatched into soreness and slavery in Australia and Tasmania-where they overcame their fates in contrast to any ladies on this planet. It additionally tells the story of Elizabeth Gurney Fry, a Quaker reformer who touched all their lives. finally, it is a tale of girls who, by means of sheer strength of will, grew to become the center and soul of a brand new nation.

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