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Last Words : the hanging of Ronald Ryan / Barry Dickins
Bib ID 7331469
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Dickins, Barry, 1949- author
 
Description Richmond, Victoria : Hardie Grant, 2017 
©2017 
viii, 183 pages ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781743792780 (paperback)
Summary

Last Words is the story of Ronald Ryan, the last man hanged in Australia. Fifty years after his death, questions remain unanswered. This is as much about the hanged man as much as it is about the trauma of his family, and the political opportunism behind the decision to proceed with the hanging.

Notes

"the hanging of Ronald Ryan unanswered questions, 50 years on" -- Cover.

Subjects Ryan, Ronald, 1925-1967.  |  Capital punishment -- Victoria.  |  Hanging -- Victoria.  |  Australian

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