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Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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'The young man stood on the scaffold. A Roman Catholic priest, bible in hand, stood to one side. Prayers were read. The signal was given, the drop fell. So ended a bushranging career that had spanned the best part of two years. This man had left his mark, becoming a legend in his own time; a notorious bushranger who bailed up towns, with huge bounties placed on his head. Renowned for his support of the underdog, he had won a ground swell of supporters. Women who fell into his hands as captives had spoken of his chivalrous conduct, but if he had ever experienced the intimate love of a woman in his life, it is unknown....This hanging took place in two separate years - 1826 in Hobart Town, then again during 1880 in Melbourne. Matthew Brady had been the first of the great Australian bushrangers and Ned Kelly, repeating history, the last.' (Back cover)

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    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Arcadia , 2007 .
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: vii, 194p.p.
      Description: illus., maps
      • Includes bibliography and index.
      ISBN: 9781740971133(pbk.), 1740971329(pbk.)
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