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To Brave Every Danger

(1993)
The Epic Life of Mary Bryant of Fowey
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In 1786, Mary Broad, a Cornish fisherman's daughter turned highway robber was sentenced to hang for the theft of a silk hat and property worth 11 guineas. Her sentence was commuted to transportation to Australia and, after a nine month voyage in which her first child was born, she arrived at Botany Bay, where she married fellow convict William Bryant. Determined to escape William and Mary fled the penal colony in an open boat sailing 3254 miles in 69 days to the Dutch East Indies, only to be recaptured and brought back to London chained to the ship's deck in an open cage. Imprisoned in Newgate, and again threatened with death, her cause was championed by James Boswell, who defended her at the trial, winning her first reprieve, then a full pardon.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1993 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: To Brave Every Danger: The Epic Life Of Mary Bryant Of Fowey, Highwaywoman And Convicted: Epic Life of Mary Bryant of Fowey, Highwaywoman and ... and Amazing Escape from Botany Bay
Author(s): Judith Cook
ISBN: 0-333-57438-9 / 978-0-333-57438-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

March 1999 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: To Brave Every Danger: Epic Life of Mary Bryant of Fowey
Author(s): Judith Cook
ISBN: 1-85022-126-X / 978-1-85022-126-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Truran
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November 1994 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: To Brave Every Danger: Epic Life of Mary Bryant of Fowey, Highwaywoman and Convicted Felon, Her Transportation and Amazing Escape from Botany Bay
Author(s): Judith Cook
ISBN: 0-330-33775-0 / 978-0-330-33775-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Books
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Audio Editions

August 1994 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: To Brave Every Danger: Unabridged
Author(s): Judith Cook
ISBN: 1-85496-925-0 / 978-1-85496-925-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: To Brave Every Danger
Author(s): Judith Cook
Publisher: Truran
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