GANGSTERS' WOMEN - John Kerr
GANGSTERS' WOMEN is one release in a series of "commuter true crime" books. Available via newsagencies and similar outlets, they are designed as quick little books - perfect for the train or tram journey home. Not bad for a Sunday night read as well!
This book tells the story of a number of women who, for whatever reasons - and they vary woman to woman - choose to get involved / stay involved with Gangsters. A varied selection, including some well known Gangsters' Women - Roberta Williams, and the women of Terry Clark's drug organisation - now probably more generally known about courtesy of Underbelly2. Less well known the role of Kath Flannery in notorious hitman Christopher Dale Flannery's life, as well as Judi Kane - with a well-timed reminder of the origins of the Moran / Kane clan.
The book is a very quick read and the style of the writing is almost conversational - it reads like you're having a beer or a coffee and a chat with the author. Very engaging, and at the same time quite revealing - GANGSTERS' WOMEN lays out the what about these women. It may not be able to fully explain the why, but then who could.
YOU LOVE THE GUY
THE ONE WHO'S GONE
Roberta of Melbourne
The Women of the Organisation of H
A Hard Man's Woman
Rent-A-Kill's Lady Macbeth