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The Resource The Night Dragon

The Night Dragon

Label
The Night Dragon
Title
The Night Dragon
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Condon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
‘He takes you in the middle of the night, like an angel, and you're gone for good.' - Witness at Vincent O'Dempsey's committal hearing. In 2017, Vincent O'Dempsey was sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two young daughters. It took over 40 years to bring him to justice. Feared for decades by criminals and police alike, O'Dempsey associated with convicted underworld figures and has been linked to a string of haunting cold cases, including the deadly Whiskey au Go Go nightclub firebombing that killed 15 innocent people. Award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Condon has interviewed dozens of ex-cons, police and witnesses to put together a compelling picture of the calculating killer who spent his life evading the law before he was finally brought to justice
Summary
...he is hard to frighten ...he is very methodical ...he does not like sunlight because he is very fair-skinned ...he has the tattoo of St George and the Dragon... ' Witness statement given to the Crime Intelligence Unit, Brisbane, 1974. In 2017, Vincent O'Dempsey, along with his accomplice Garry Dubois, were sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two young daughters. It took over 40 years to bring them to justice. Feared for decades by criminals and police alike, Vincent O'Dempsey associated with convicted underworld figures behind major crimes such as the deadly Whiskey au Go Go nightclub firebombing and was also linked to a string of haunting cold cases. Award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Condon has interviewed dozens of ex-cons, police and witnesses to put together a compelling picture of the calculating killer who spent his life evading the law before he was finally brought to justice. The Night Dragon shines a light on a chilling chapter of Australia's criminal past and the devastating legacy left in its wake.
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10733085
Cataloging source
SALS
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1962-
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Condon, Matthew
Dewey number
364
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • True Crime
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Night Dragon
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:139efab5-29f8-4d62-8b9e-c1926631a116
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780702261541
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Night Dragon
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:139efab5-29f8-4d62-8b9e-c1926631a116
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780702261541
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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