BIG SHOTS A Who's Who in Australian Crime

Author: Wilson (David) & Murdoch (Lindsay) Bottom (Bob) Ed. by:
Year: 1985
Publisher: Sun/Macmillan (Australia)
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st Australian Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 0725104902
Price: 10.00
Softcover. Here are the Big Shots in organised crime in Australia - the names which have created sensation and banner headlines. This book tells the inside story of these people and of their illegal activities : race fixing, drug trafficking, illegal betting, bribery and corruption, prostitution, illegal arms dealing, murders and disappearances, and the nexus between organised crime and the law-keepers and -makers of the nation. In separate chapters on each personality, the authors have traced Australian Big Shots' humble beginnings through to their ascent to infamy and fortune. Contents include : The Cocaine Coast; Bruce Richard Cornwall; Barry Richard Bull; Terrence John Clark; Robert Trimbole; Ian Revell Carroll; SP Bookmaking; Crime Cartel; the Manila Connection; Arms Dealing; Ramon Sala; Abraham Gilbert Saffron; Stuart John Perry; Francis Xavier Costigan; Justice Donald Stewart. Illus., Appendices + Index. 152pp. trade size softcover. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Vg+


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