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The Bassett road machine-gun murders, Scott Bainbridge, (ebook)

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The Bassett road machine-gun murders
Title
The Bassett road machine-gun murders
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Scott Bainbridge
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eng
Summary
On Saturday morning, December 7, 1963, Eric Lewis called around to his property in Bassett Road, Remuera, Auckland, to collect the rent. He was not prepared for the scene that greeted him when he opened the door: his two tenants, George Walker and Kevin Speight, had been violently murdered days before. The machine-gun execution of Walker and Speight marked the beginning of a new, more sinister era of crime in New Zealand. The two men convicted of the killings, Ron Jorgensen and John Gillies, became household names. Both the victims and their killers were deeply involved in Auckland's burgeoning criminal scene. But the real story behind the killings has never been told. Sly-grogging, horse-doping, prostitution, drugs, rival gangs, and tough cops-the story has all the hallmarks of a classic crime novel. Only it's all true, and it happened in 1960s Auckland
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Bainbridge, Scott
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non fiction
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  • Gang wars
  • New Zealand
  • True Crime
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adult
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The Bassett road machine-gun murders, Scott Bainbridge, (ebook)
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9781743433355
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11569635
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11569635
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Bassett road machine-gun murders, Scott Bainbridge, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781743433355
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11569635
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11569635
System control number
MWT11569635
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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