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The Resource Gangland : robbers, James Morton & Susanna Lobez

Gangland : robbers, James Morton & Susanna Lobez

Label
Gangland : robbers
Title
Gangland
Title remainder
robbers
Statement of responsibility
James Morton & Susanna Lobez
Title variation
Robbers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
“Robbers have always seen themselves as the cream of the underworld, at the top of the criminal aristocracy, both in and out of prison. Gangland: Robbers follows the stories of the men and women who go to great lengths to organise heists which, if all goes well, will keep them in luxury for many years, if not for life. If their plans fail, then often it is another sort of life. Bestselling Gangland authors Morton and Lobez cover the best stories of the past 200 years: from the tunnel-digging burglary of the Bank of Australia in 1828 through to the hold-ups of the bushrangers: Squizzy Taylor and his crew; the train robbers of the 1930s; Jockey Smith; "Mad Dog" Cox; the ill-fated Bookie Robbery, as well as the less well-known "Angel of Death", "The Pushbike Bandit" and "The Gentleman Bandit". Gangland: Robbers explores the lives-their own and others-that these bandits ruined, those who went to the gallows, and the very few who redeemed themselves.”--Back cover
Summary
Robbers have always seen themselves as the cream of the underworld, at the top of the criminal aristocracy, both in and out of prison. Gangland: Robbers follows the stories of the men and women who go to great lengths to organise heists which, if all goes well, will keep them in luxury for many years, if not for life. If their plans fail, then often it is another sort of life.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10642966
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, James
Dewey number
364.1620994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lobez, Susanna
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • Thieves
  • Organized crime
  • True crime stories
  • Gangs
  • Thieves
Target audience
adult
Label
Gangland : robbers, James Morton & Susanna Lobez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
LAW.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. To greed from necessity: the last of the bushrangers -- 2. Early days -- 3. Sailing away -- 4. Jewey Freeman and Shiner Ryan raise the bar -- 5. Squizzy Taylor's cohorts -- 6. Between wars -- 7. The great train robbers -- 8. Death and the ginger games -- 9. When thieves fall out -- 10. A handful of professionals -- 11. Cashing in -- 12. Bonnies and Clydes -- 13. The independents -- 14. Death on the job -- 15. Home invasions -- 16. There'll be some changes made
Control code
000057563135
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 236 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780522870251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations, black and white portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)949821732
Label
Gangland : robbers, James Morton & Susanna Lobez
Publication
Copyright
Note
LAW.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. To greed from necessity: the last of the bushrangers -- 2. Early days -- 3. Sailing away -- 4. Jewey Freeman and Shiner Ryan raise the bar -- 5. Squizzy Taylor's cohorts -- 6. Between wars -- 7. The great train robbers -- 8. Death and the ginger games -- 9. When thieves fall out -- 10. A handful of professionals -- 11. Cashing in -- 12. Bonnies and Clydes -- 13. The independents -- 14. Death on the job -- 15. Home invasions -- 16. There'll be some changes made
Control code
000057563135
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 236 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780522870251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations, black and white portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)949821732

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