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The Resource The dying trade, Peter Corris ; [introduced by Charles Waterstreet]

The dying trade, Peter Corris ; [introduced by Charles Waterstreet]

Label
The dying trade
Title
The dying trade
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Peter Corris ; [introduced by Charles Waterstreet]
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The villain was in custody as they say, but villains were coming out of the woodwork and the past was sending out tentacles which were winding around the necks of people living and dying in the present. It's a dying trade I'm in." Meet Cliff Hardy. Smoker, drinker, ex-boxer. And private investigator. When the wealthy Bryn Gutteridge hires Hardy to help his sister, it looks as if blackmail is the problem. Until the case becomes more brutal, twisted and shocking than even Hardy could have guessed
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Summary
The villain was in custody as they say, but villains were coming out of the woodwork and the past was sending out tentacles which were winding around the necks of people living and dying in the present. It's a dying trade I'm in. Meet Cliff Hardy. Smoker, drinker, ex-boxer. And private investigator. When the wealthy Bryn Gutteridge hires Hardy to help his sister, it looks as if blackmail is the problem. Until the case becomes more brutal, twisted and shocking than even Hardy could have guessed.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Additional physical form
Also available online.
Awards note
Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award 1999.
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293732
Cataloging source
ANL
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Corris, Peter
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Waterstreet, Charles
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True
Series statement
Text classics
Series volume
0001
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  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Hardy, Cliff (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The dying trade, Peter Corris ; [introduced by Charles Waterstreet]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Introduced by Charles Waterstreet'--Cover
  • First published Sydney : McGraw-Hill Australia, 1980
Control code
000048551797
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2012 ed.
Extent
xii, 362 p.
Isbn
9781921922176
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Label
The dying trade, Peter Corris ; [introduced by Charles Waterstreet]
Publication
Note
  • "Introduced by Charles Waterstreet'--Cover
  • First published Sydney : McGraw-Hill Australia, 1980
Control code
000048551797
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2012 ed.
Extent
xii, 362 p.
Isbn
9781921922176
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :

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