On Murder: True Crime Writing in Australia

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Kerry Greenwood
Black Incorporated, 2000 - Literary Collections - 280 pages
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Australia is not short on stories of murder and mysterious deaths--all chilling, unresolved, and screaming with unanswered questions: - What impels a man to open fire on a cafe full of tourists?- How could a young girl stab her school friend 47 times in the neck?- Who is responsible for the Snowtown murders?

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Contents

Introduction Kerry Greenwood
1
Killing Daniel Helen Garner
29
Meaner than fiction Lindy Cameron
43
Copyright

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Kerry Greenwood was born in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray and still lives there. She has written a number of plays, including The Troubadorswith Stephen D'Arcy, and worked as a director, producer, folk singer and costume maker. Her first Phryne Fisher mystery was published in 1989 and she has written over seven novels featuring this intrepid heroine. When she is not writing she is a locum solicitor for the Legal Aid Commission and unpaid curator of a menagerie that includes four cats, and a duck called Son of Quark. She has no children and lives with a registered wizard

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