Gangland Melbourne

James Morton, Susanna Lobez
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Gangland Melbourne

Subjects

True crime

Published

1 July 2011

ISBN

9780522858693

Pages

208

Weight

246g

Size

199mm x 134mm

Subjects

True crime

Imprint

Victory Books

Gangland Melbourne

James Morton, Susanna Lobez
Gangland Melbourne details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have defined the criminal and gangland scene in Melbourne from the late 1800s to the present day.
Gangland Melbourne details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have defined the criminal and gangland scene in Melbourne from the late 1800s to the present day. In this compelling book, Britain's top true crime author James Morton and barrister and legal broadcaster Susanna Lobez track the rise and fall of Melbourne's standover men, contract killers, robbers, brothel keepers and drug dealers, and also examine the role the police have played in both helping and hindering the growth of these criminal empires. In particular, Melbourne's criminal past is explored through its famous villainous families, the Painters' and Dockers' union war of the 1970s and the more recent underworld gangland killings.Vivid and explosive, Gangland Melbourne is compulsive reading.
Gangland Melbourne details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have defined the criminal and gangland scene in Melbourne from the late 1800s to the present day. In this compelling book, Britain's top true crime author James Morton and barrister and legal broadcaster Susanna Lobez track the rise and fall of Melbourne's standover men, contract killers, robbers, brothel keepers and drug dealers, and also examine the role the police have played in both helping and hindering the growth of these criminal empires. In particular, Melbourne's criminal past is explored through its famous villainous families, the Painters' and Dockers' union war of the 1970s and the more recent underworld gangland killings.Vivid and explosive, Gangland Melbourne is compulsive reading.

James Morton

James Morton

James Morton, a former defence lawyer in England, is one of Britain's leading experts on crime, and the author of more than twenty books including his best-selling Gangland series. He also co-authors Shotgun and Standover, an account of the Painters and Dockers' union. Together with Susannah Lobez, he has written four books including Dangerous to Know and Kings of Stings.

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Susanna Lobez

Susanna Lobez

Susanna Lobez is an actor-turned-barrister-turned-broadcaster. She has been an ABC specialist legal presenter on The Law Report (radio) and Law Matters (TV). She has written feature articles for The Age and columns for the Sunday Herald Sun. She co-authors four books together with James Morton, including the bestselling Dangerous to Know and Kings of Stings.

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