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Viewing Entry - Betsy (VA15171)
by Hatton, Jean.

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TitleBetsy : the dramatic biography of prison reformer Elizabeth Fry
Author / Responsible partyHatton, Jean.
GenreBiography, History.
TopicsBiography, History. Christian biography -- England.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVision Australia


Elizabeth Fry was a woman at odds with convention being an unhappy child, troubled adolescent, dissatisfied wife. In 1816, at age 36, she walked into the hell of Newgate Gaol. She was a catalyst in transforming the lives of women and helped create a professional prison service.

Additional Information

System control numberVA15171
Original Print PublisherOxford : Monarch Books, 2005.
NarratorJan Williams.
Narrator NameJan Williams.
Participant or performer noteJan Williams.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator