The Resource The Mayne inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations, Rosamond Siemon

The Mayne inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations, Rosamond Siemon

Label
The Mayne inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations
Title
The Mayne inheritance
Title remainder
a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations
Statement of responsibility
Rosamond Siemon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Opening with a macabre mid-nineteenth century murder, The Mayne Inheritance unfolds like a gothic thriller. Was it the murder victim's money that founded patriarch Patrick Mayne's Queen Street business empire? Were the whispered accusations of murder and genetic madness true? For 150 years, scandal and mystery have surrounded the Maynes, a wealthy family who donated the magnificent site on which the University of Queensland now stands. ''A gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations {u0085} Mad nuns, suspicious doctors, drownings, murder as foul as fevered imaginations ca
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
919.43
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU278
LC item number
.S546 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Mayne inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations, Rosamond Siemon
Publication
Copyright
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; About the Author; Title; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Mayne Family Chart; Chapter 1: A Profitable Murder; Chapter 2: Ireland to Australia; Chapter 3: Law Courts & Land Deals; Chapter 4: Consolidating an Empire; Chapter 5: In and Out of Council; Chapter 6: Life in Queen Street; Chapter 7: Crisis After Crisis; Chapter 8: Out of the Ashes; Chapter 9: A Family Ostracised; Chapter 10: The Tobita Murder and Its Aftermath; Chapter 11: The Burden of Inheritance; Chapter 12: Maynes and the University of Queensland; Epilogue; Sources; Copyright
Control code
ocn896833080
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780702255304
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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a5351bda-7fb9-4a18-90b8-d45a4a8f744c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30923931
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)896833080
  • pebc0702255300

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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