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The Australian book of family murders

Lewis, Wendy2011
Books, Manuscripts
More than 50% of all murders in Australia each year are classified as 'domestic', that is, they involve a death caused by another family member. This book contains over twenty of the most memorable and bizarre cases of such death over the past 100 years
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Millers Point Pier 9 2011
231 p. 4 p. of plates illustrations
Parents who kill: Beware of bottles containing hydrochloric acid - Martha Rendell, Perth, Western Australia, 1907-08 -- The blazing house - Tom Archer, Don, Tasmania, 1929 -- Three little babies lying in a row - Keli Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, 1996 -- Drowning boys - Robert Farquharson, Winchelsea, Victoria, 2005 -- The West Gate Bridge girl - Arthur Freeman, Melbourne, Victoria, 2009 -- Children who kill: Charles Senior vs Charles Junior - Charles le Gallien, North Sydney, New South Wales, 1948 -- Miss Australia's dad -- Frederick Krope, Melbourne, Victoria, 1977 -- The baby-faced triple murderer - Sef Gonzales, North Ryde, New South Wales, 2001 -- The black sheep - Matthew Wales, Glen Iris, Victoria, 2002 -- Stabbing my sister - Kathleen Worrall, Strathfield, New South Wales, 2008 -- Husbands who kill: Australia's Jack the Ripper - Frederick Bailey Deeming, Melbourne, Victoria, 1892 -- What's buried in the garden shed? - Lawrence Edson, Adelaide, South Australia, 1931 -- I hate you to pieces - Dr Rory Jack Thompson, Hobart, Tasmania, 1983 -- The AK-WE-BV connection - Andrew Kalajzich, Manly, New South Wales, 1986 -- Angry roo shooter - Wayne Walker, Katherine, Northern Territory, 2008 -- Pushed over the edge - Des Campbell, Royal National Park, New South Wales, 2005 -- He called her his angel - Mark Galante, Bilpin, New South Wales, 2006 -- Death of the chicken wing - Gerrit Heijne, Perth, Western Australia, 2008 -- Wives who kill: Who'd like a nice hot cup of tea? - Caroline Grills, Sydney, New South Wales, 1947-53 -- Butchery, blood and body parts - Vilma Broda, Melbourne, Victoria, 1964 -- The mystery of the Misty Blue - Patricia Byers, Yatala, Queensland, 1990 & 1993 -- Penis of fire! - Rajini Narayan, Adelaide, South Australia, 2008
9781742662435 (pbk)
Dewey class:
364.1523 AUS
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