Adam Shand is a journalist with twenty years of experience in Australian television, print and online media. As a cadet on The Australian newspaper in teh 1980s, he covered the rise and fall of the entrepreneurs. Adam joined the Nine Network in 1991, reporting for Business Sunday in Sydney and Melbourne, before leaving to wander Africa for three years as a freelance journalist for Nine and other media organisations. Since 1997 he has been an investigative reporter and he is currently working for The Bulletin and Nine's Sunday program. His research on the Melbourne gangland murders was carried out as a joint investigation for The Bulletin and Sunday. Adam also writes on Melbourne crime in his Bluestone column for The Bulletin online.
Over the weekend I found it very difficult to put this one down.
From the Blurb:
Criminal, murderer, raconteur, author . . . mythmaker?
Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read is undoubtedly Australia's best-known criminal. Author of many bestselling books about the underworld he inhabited, and subject of a smash-hit film, his story has become part of the country's culture. And Read certainly knew how to spin a yarn.