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Dangerous to Know: An Australasian Crime Compendium
by James Morton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0522856810, Paperback)
Detailed and objective, this reference documents Australia and New Zealand’s criminal activity from early colonial times through the present day. Based on newspaper accounts and court records, this comprehensive guide outlines in alphabetical order every crime and criminal in the region's recorded history. Topics include murders, cons, gang violence, drug deals, sex offenses, dock wars, and many more. The victims, police, lawyers, and judges involved in these crimes are also showcased, making this a must for crime fanatics.
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Dangerous to Know documents murders known and not so well known, conmen and their victims, street gangs of the early twentieth century, crime lords of the 1920s, dock wars of the 1970s, bikers, sex offenders, and the drug gangs of today as well as the wrongly accused and wrongly convicted.
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