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WILD WOMEN OF SYDNEY

Georgie Blaikie
ISBN: 0727013947Category:

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Three remarkable women ruled Sydney’s grim underworld from the early 1930s to the mid-1940s. they were Tilly Devine ‘Bordello Queen’, Kate Leigh ‘Sly Grog Queen, and Nellie Cameron ‘Beauty Queen. Between them, these three undererworld queens had a total of 384 convictions for proven crimes against society. Their story is also currently being depicted in……..Underbelly: Razor is a 13-part Australian television mini-series detailing real events that occurred in Sydney between 1927 to 1936. The series depicts the ‘razor gangs’ who controlled the city’s underworld during the era and the violent war between the two vice queen” powers. #0521R

Devine, Tilly.  |  Cameron, Nelly.  |  Leigh, Kate.  |  Markham, Dulcie.  |  Women criminals: Devine, Tilly, Cameron, Nellie, Leigh, Kate & Markham, Dulcie. Sydney. Biographies  |  Criminology — New South Wales — Sydney — Biography.  |  Female offenders — New South Wales — Sydney — Biography.

Additional Information

AuthorGeorgie Blaikie
Number of pages200
PublisherRigby
Year Published1980
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Very Good +