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The hanged man : the life & death of Ronald Ryan / Mike Richards
Bib ID 1565094
Format BookBook
Author
Richards, Mike
 
Description Carlton North, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2002 
xx, 490 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0908011490 (paperback)
0908011504 (hardback)
Summary

Ronald Joseph Ryan was hanged in Melbourne on 3 February 1967, following his conviction for the shooting murder of a prison warder. The event took place during his escape from maximum-security Pentridge gaol. This biography provides a definitive account of the life and death of a man whose execution stopped a nation.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 473-478.

Subjects Ryan, Ronald, 1925-1967.  |  Capital punishment -- Victoria.  |  Criminals -- Victoria -- Biography.

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