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Angel Of Death : Dulcie Markham, Australia's Most Beautiful Bad Woman - Leigh Straw

Angel Of Death

Dulcie Markham, Australia's Most Beautiful Bad Woman

Paperback Published: 20th May 2019
ISBN: 9780733339660
Number Of Pages: 320

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The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she was deadly to know...

This is the story of 'Pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nicknamed the 'Black Widow' and 'Angel of Death' by the crooks, reporters and police who knew her best, Dulcie's lovers were stabbed and gunned down in the most violent years of Australian crime, the 1920s to the 1950s. Not always by her ...

About the Author

Leigh Straw is Arts Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Notre Dame in Perth. She's passionate about Australian history and enjoys sharing compelling Australian stories with up to 500 students every year. Her interest in Australian crime history developed from when she lived in the Darlinghurst and Surry Hills areas of Sydney. Over the last ten years she's written both fiction and popular non-fiction work. The Worst Woman in Sydney, about Kate Leigh, was published in 2016 by NewSouth. It was shortlisted for an ABIA. Lillian Armfield: Australia's first woman detective was published by Hachette in 2018.

ISBN: 9780733339660
ISBN-10: 0733339662
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 20th May 2019
Publisher: ABC Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.43

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