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The trials of Minnie Dean : a verse biography

Author: Karen Zelas
Publisher: Eastbourne [Wellington, New Zealand] : Mākaro Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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"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"--Http://makaropress.co.nz.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Poetry
Named Person: Minnie Dean; Minnie Dean
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Zelas
ISBN: 9780994129994 0994129998
OCLC Number: 1000313197
Notes: Poems.
Description: 196 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Karen Zelas.

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"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"--Http://makaropress.co.nz.

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