The True Story of Jimmy Governor

The True Story of Jimmy Governor

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

A true-life Wild West story set in Australia, involving murder, gun battles, a huge posse and the largest manhunt in Australian history.

When Jimmy Governor, known as a hard worker who played a good game of cricket, married Ethel Page in 1898 he was challenging a code. For Ethel Page was a white women and Jimmy Governor's skin was black. Two and a half years later, the cost of that challenge was nine murders and three judicial executions.

Special Interests: 
Bushrangers
ISBN: 
9781865084817
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2001