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Sand on the Gumshoe: A Century of Australian Crime Writing David Latta

Sand on the Gumshoe: A Century of Australian Crime Writing

David Latta

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ISBN : 9780900882555
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Its a crime whats happened to some Australian authors .....Crime hasnt always been confined to the neon-washed mean streets of Raymond Chandlers America or the locked libraries of British ancestral homes.Australia has spawned its own detectives -MoreIts a crime whats happened to some Australian authors .....Crime hasnt always been confined to the neon-washed mean streets of Raymond Chandlers America or the locked libraries of British ancestral homes.Australia has spawned its own detectives - dedicated individuals equally at home prowling the outback or nineteenth century Melbourne in search of their criminal prey.Yet their creators have been largely disregarded or forgotten. Such talents as Waif Wander, one of the first women in the world to write about crime, or Carter Brown, a prolific legend of Australian publishing, cry out for rediscovery.In Sand on the Gumshoe meet some great Aussies - and watch them solve the crimes of a century.