Father's Day 1984: seven people die in a blaze of gunfire on a sunny afternoon in a hotel car park.Among the dead, a fifteen year old girl caught in the crossfire when two heavily-armed bikie gangs, the Comancheros and the Bandidos, clash.Brothers in Arms tells the extraordinary story of this murderous outbreak, from its vicious beginnings in the closed world of Sydney's motorcycle gangs to its inevitable end in death and imprisonment.
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The book reads like a story but is crammed with actual events of a subject that is shrouded in secrecy and often misunderstood.' The ExaminerAbout the Author:
Lindsay Simpson is a former Sydney Morning Herald journalist and the author and co-author of six works of non-fiction, including My Husband My Killer (1992), and The Killer Next Door (1994), both written with Sandra Harvey. Lindsay is also the author of The Australian Geographic Guide to Tasmania (1997), and To Have and To Hold with Walter Mikac (1997). She is currently the Coordinator of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Tasmania. After co-authoring three books with Lindsay, Sandra Harvey's first solo effort, The Ghost of Ludwig Gertsch, was published in October 2000. Sandra is also a former Sydney Morning Herald journalist. She was appointed senior media adviser to the NSW Police Minister, Paul Whelan in 1995.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1989. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. a few pages have minor creases at top, otherwise fine. Bookseller Inventory # 000919
Book Description Book Condition: good. 281 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00043270980-G
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1989. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. Softcover. Father's Day 1984, 7 people die in a blaze of gunfire on a sunny afternoon in a hotel car park. Among the dead, a 15yr old girl, Leanne Walters, caught in the crossfire when 2 heavily-armed bikie gangs, the Comancheros and the Bandidos, clash. This is the extraordinary story of this murderous outbreak, from its vicious beginnings in the closed world of Sydney, Australia's motorcycle gangs, to its inevitable end in death and imprisonment. Illus., Epilogue + Postscript. 267pp. softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Vg+ with minimal creasing to covers. Bookseller Inventory # 18070