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Huckstepp : A Dangerous Life - Mr. John Dale


A Dangerous Life


Published: 1st May 2015
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A true crime classic, the bestselling Huckstepp investigates the murder of a charismatic woman who has fascinated Australians since she first appeared on national television to accuse NSW detectives of shooting her boyfriend in cold blood. Throughout her short life, Sallie-Anne Huckstepp lived a dangerous existence.

This is a true story, brilliantly told, of a courageous woman who spoke out against corruption and murder.

About the Author

John Dale (born 15 January, 1953 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian author of crime fiction and true crime books. He completed a Doctorate of Creative Arts at the University of Technology, Sydney, in 1999, and subsequently joined the UTS writing Program where he is Professor of Writing and Director of the UTS Centre for New Writing.


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A must have for anyone with an interest in 'True Australian Crime'

South Australia AU

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‘A significant, original work that challenges as much as it reveals.’ The Australian

‘Dale nails the treachery, corruption and decadence of a part of Sydney society that traces its origins to the Rum Corps.’ The Age

‘A brilliantly constructed record of one of Kings Cross’ most infamous characters. A great city story.’ The Australian

‘A fine and disciplined piece of writing.’ HQ

ISBN: 9781922057945
ISBN-10: 1922057940
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st May 2015
Publisher: Brio Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 2