Walk Towards the Gallows
The Tragedy of Hilda Blake, Hanged 1899Book - 2002
In 1899, Hilda Blake, a domestic servant in Winnipeg, shot her pregnant employer. Cain's Daughter offers a fascinating, well-written account of this extraordinary legal and historical event, Along the way, the book skillfully illuminates social and political life in turn of the century Canada.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Characteristics: viii, 318 p. :,ill., map. --