The Lady of Sing Sing

The Lady of Sing Sing

This “gripping social history” (Publishers Weekly), with all the passion and pathos of a classic opera, chronicles the riveting first campaign against the death penalty waged in 1895 by American pioneer activist, Cora Slocomb, Countess of Brazzà, to save the life of a twenty-year-old illiterate Italian immigrant, Maria Barbella, who killed the man who had abused her.

Previously published as The Trials of Maria Barbella. In 1895, a twenty-two-year-old Italian… (more)

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Publisher: Tiller Press (March 10, 2020)

Parent ISBN: 9781982139315

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 19 MB

Language: English


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