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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Long Bay
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'Set in Sydney in the first decade of the 1900s, Long Bay is based on the true case of a young female abortionist who was convicted of manslaughter and served out her sentence in the newly opened Long Bay Women’s Reformatory – the first of its kind in Australia. The woman, Rebecca Sinclair, was pregnant when she went to prison.

'Long Bay is a compelling fictional account of how Rebecca became involved in the burgeoning illegal abortion racket in Edwardian-era Sydney and how she was drawn into Donald Sinclair’s underworld. In unadorned prose, it examines the limiting effects of poverty, the mistakes we make for love, and the bond between mother and child.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Sleepers Publishing , 2015 .
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      Extent: 313p.p.
      Note/s:
      • To be published August 2015.
      ISBN: 9780987507044

Works about this Work

Reimagining the Life of a Convict Ashley Hay , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of Long Bay Eleanor Limprecht , 2015 single work novel
Reimagining the Life of a Convict Ashley Hay , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of Long Bay Eleanor Limprecht , 2015 single work novel
Last amended 31 Jul 2015 10:14:16
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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1900-1910
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