The Resource Peace

Peace

Label
Peace
Title
Peace
Statement of responsibility
Garry Disher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now Christmas is here and, apart from a grass fire, two boys stealing a ute and Brenda Flann entering the front bar of the pub without exiting her car, Hirsch’s life has been peaceful.Until he’s called to a strange, vicious incident in Kitchener Street. And Sydney police ask him to look in on a family living outside town on a forgotten back road.Suddenly, it doesn’t look like a season of goodwill at all.'Disher is the gold standard for rural noir.’ Chris Hammer'There is no peace for a good man when the mercury rises, tempers fray and violence simmers. This is a scorchingly good novel.’ Michael Robotham‘Peace tells the story of a cop exiled to a wounded town in South Australia’s dry country. In this brilliant novel Disher takes his readers on a harrowing journey.’ Jock Serong'I loved Peace. It is an an uplifting book, an utterly compelling mystery with rare heart and humanity. If you enjoyed Jane Harper’s The Lost Man, this novel is for you.’ Dervla McTiernan‘Peter Temple and Garry Disher will be identified as the crime writers who redefined Australian crime fiction in terms of its form, content and style.’ Sydney Morning Herald
Summary
Constable Paul Hirschhausen runs a one-cop station in the dry farming country south of the Flinders Ranges. Now Christmas is here and, apart from a grass fire, two boys stealing a ute and Brenda Flann entering the front bar of the pub without exiting her car, Hirsch's life has been peaceful. Until he's called to a strange, vicious incident in Kitchener Street. And Sydney police ask him to look in on a family living outside town on a forgotten back road. Suddenly, it doesn't look like a season of goodwill at all.
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10818134
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Disher, Garry
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian Fiction
  • Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Peace
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_690093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781925774924
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Peace
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_690093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781925774924
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      -33.938111 151.237977
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