Drop Dead: A Horrible History of Hanging in Canada

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  • Dundurn Press
  • ISBN: 978-1-45973-822-5
  • July 2017
  • Trade paperback $24.99
  • eBook $11.99

From Confederation in 1867 until the abolition of the death penalty in 1976, 704 people were hanged in Canada.
Take a journey through notable cases in Canada's criminal justice history, featuring well-known and some less-well-known figures from the past. Along the way, learn about the mathematics and physics behind hangings, as well as disturbing facts about wrongful convictions and bungled executions.


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