Gangland North South & West

Publication Details
ISBN: 
9780522861242
Year of Publication: 
2013
Publisher: 
MUP
Author Information
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Australia
Categories & Groupings
Category: 
True Crime
Book Cover
Book Synopsis

The last volume in the best selling series, Gangland North, South & West looks at home-grown crime in South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. In addition to contract killing, prostitution, robbery, illegal gambling and the stand-over game, in these regions there has been a healthy living to be made from gold, diamond and pearl thefts.
Eastern criminals travel west, south and north to meet and do business, or battle with home-grown stalwarts such as Shiner Ryan, said to be able to open a lock with his hand behind his back; Spadger Bray, suspected of three murders and himself shot dead a decade later; blackmailing brothel madam Shirley Finn, executed on a Perth golf course, and many, many others.

Gangland North, South & West is everything that makes life worth living in the underworld.

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