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The Resource The boy in the dress : investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages, Jonathan Butler

The boy in the dress : investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages, Jonathan Butler

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The boy in the dress : investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages
Title
The boy in the dress
Title remainder
investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Butler
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a balmy Townsville night in 1944, young serviceman Warwick Meale is found beaten to death under a bridge. The army and police do not, or will not, conduct a proper investigation and history forgets the killer - until now. Nearly eighty years on, Warwick's descendant Jonathan Butler dusts off the case and chases the leads that were there all along. The Boy in the Dress exhumes secrets of life on the home front during the Second World War, where tensions between soldiers boiled over, new expressions of sexuality flourished and the threat of invasion catapulted the status quo into disarray. The truth of this family legend, and this little-known chapter in Australian military history, is more complex and engrossing than anyone could have imagined
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
11054795
Cataloging source
SALS
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Butler, Jonathan
Dewey number
364.1523
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meale, Warwick
  • Transvestites
  • Gay men
  • Gay men
  • Murder
  • Australia
  • Townsville (Qld.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
investigating a tragic unsolved muder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages
Label
The boy in the dress : investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages, Jonathan Butler
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000070792830
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922626943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits (some colour), facsimiles
Label
The boy in the dress : investigating a tragic unsolved murder in wartime Australia that echoes through the ages, Jonathan Butler
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000070792830
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922626943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits (some colour), facsimiles

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