Karen Zelas

The Trials of Minnie Dean : a verse biography, Karen Zelas

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Book Title: 
The Trials of Minnie Dean : a verse biography
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Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780994129994
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Makaro Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

#amreading The Trials of Minnie Dean : a verse biography, Karen Zelas

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From the was reading pile, this is fascinating.

From The Blurb:

Minnie Dean: the first – and only – woman to be hanged in New Zealand. Baby farmer and child murderer, or hardworking wife and mother, supporting her family by caring for unwanted children in a society that shunned her?

Karen Zelas explores the trials of Minnie Dean using a myriad of voices, including Dean’s own, from her childhood in Scotland to the gallows in Invercargill, 1895.

The Trials of Minnie Dean : a verse biography

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Minnie Dean: the first – and only – woman to be hanged in New Zealand. Baby farmer and child murderer, or hardworking wife and mother, supporting her family by caring for unwanted children in a society that shunned her?

Karen Zelas explores the trials of Minnie Dean using a myriad of voices, including Dean’s own, from her childhood in Scotland to the gallows in Invercargill, 1895.

ISBN: 
9780994129994
Publisher: 
Makaro Press
Year of Publication: 
2017