Noel Beddoe

Review - ON CRINGILA HILL, Noel Beddoe

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Book Title: 
On Cringila Hill
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780702249976
Series: 
Gordon Winter
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
New South Wales
NSW
Publisher: 
University of Queensland Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

CR - On Cringila Hill, Noel Beddoe

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Australia Day long weekend - so Australian author reading of course.

From the Blurb:

When a teenage boy is killed in a targeted shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business.

After seasoned police detective Gordon Winter is assigned the murder case, his investigations uncover long-buried secrets and an entrenched culture of loyalty and fear.

On Cringila Hill

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When a teenage boy is killed in a targeted shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business.

After seasoned police detective Gordon Winter is assigned the murder case, his investigations uncover long-buried secrets and an entrenched culture of loyalty and fear.

On Cringila Hill weaves a gripping story of power, racial tensions and blood ties in a once-vibrant industrial community.

ISBN: 
978 0 7022 4997 6
Location: 
Wollongong
Publisher: 
University of Queensland Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Noel Beddoe

Author Information
Beddoe, Noel

Noel Beddoe worked as a high school principle for 20 years including 12 years as principal at the Warrawong High School (Wollongong) which inspired the events of this novel. His published works include five books of fiction for teenagers, the novels The Yalda Crossing (UQP, 2012) and Autumn, the memoir Dad and Me, as well as short fiction, poetry and journalism.