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He Who Must Be Obeid
He Who Must Be Obeid

5.0 out of 5 stars This book clearly defines just how powerful lobbyists outside and ..., September 11, 2014
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This book clearly defines just how powerful lobbyists outside and within a political party can be and how, if they are not kept incheck by a strong leader, they can corrupt other persons within and also outside. The contents of this book were well reported in some detail by the Sydney MOrning Herald but McClymont and Besser spell out the issues even in more depth without being biased. How can you be biased when the facts elecited through a full and open inquiry conducted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

There is only one matter missing from the book at that relates to the prosecution of the DISHONOURABLE EDDIE OBEID.


Where is Daniel?
Where is Daniel?
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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent account of a set of very unfortunate circumstabes whereby ..., September 11, 2014
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An excellent account of a set of very unfortunate circumstabes whereby a young boy was abducted and murdered. The contents of this book demonstrate HOW and WHY parents of children who go missing must be tenacious, firm and direct in their dealing with police to ensure a full investigation is carried out at the very earliest timing. It is not good enough for police to sit back and say "Oh, just another young 'un who has run away from home."


Jacks and Jokers
Jacks and Jokers
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5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BOOK, May 17, 2014
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A great sequel to Three Crooked Kings. This lets the reader really see what was happeing in Queensland back in the 1970's, 80's under a very crooked Government where the Premier and his key ministers were more bent than a country road and were assisted in theeir nefarious actions by a Crooked Police Commissioner and some of his top men of the time. Suffice to say in later years following a Royal Commission the Commissioner of Police was stripped of his knighthood and went in the slammer. Some of the crooked politicians also found themselves eating not so salubrious food from a prison kitchen.

It just goes tp to that CRIME DOES NOT PAY when you are caught.


Mr Asia: The Last Man Standing: Inside Australasia's Most Notorious Drug Syndicate
Mr Asia: The Last Man Standing: Inside Australasia's Most Notorious Drug Syndicate
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5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BOOK, April 12, 2014
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Unfortunately the author of this book is a self confessed hard line criminal. Nevertheless, I know from personal first hand knowlwdge a lot of the facts concerning the Australian side of his account are 100% factual. Fortunately for Australia today (2014) the unnamed corrupt police and othersain the book are no longer in the Police Force. Technology has changed and so to have the conditions of entry into this country. Had the author been in the same position today there is no way he would have gained entry into Australia and so to with his cohorts. Law enforcecment, particularly in Australia, has advanced to a very high degree.

The book provides a very factual account of how drugs and crime can absolutely ruin peoples lives and others associated with them.


They're A Weird Mob: Text Classics
They're A Weird Mob: Text Classics
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2.0 out of 5 stars Withdraw from Sale, January 14, 2014
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The book is too old, the language used is out of date and has no relevance to society today. When John O'Grady first started writing the Weird Mob series they were great reading and good for a gizzard laugh. Nowdays the book has as much appeal as second hand toilet paper.

I read the book when it first hit the shelves. Nowdays it would put a glass eye to sleep with no trouble. One needs to consume quiet a few Great Northerns to even get through the first chapter. A waste of money buying it.


Start the Car: The World According to Bumble
Start the Car: The World According to Bumble
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bloody Good Book, January 14, 2014
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This book is extremely readable and for any cricket enthusiast, follower or just someone who likes a good yarm it's a bloody bonzer.

Bumble is a great down to earth story teller and I have the feeling this comes from the colourful persons he has met both on the field, the dressing rooms, the commentary box and ordinary down to earth people who just like a good yarn. Bumble has excelled


The Happiest Refugee
The Happiest Refugee

5.0 out of 5 stars Anh Do, October 30, 2013
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A fantastic story of the struggle which the Vietnamese immigrants have endured for many many years. I have visited Vietnam and there for have quiet a bit of empathy for the pain and suffering these people have been through. Anh Do and his wife Suzie are just fantastic people and should be held up as an example to everyone as to what can be achieved it you are prepared to GIVE IT A GO.


Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told by the People Who Were There
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told by the People Who Were There
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1.0 out of 5 stars Alaska Gold Rush, October 30, 2013
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A thoroughly enjoyable book. This was a book I could read and read. Great story, very enjoyable and one I would well recommend.
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You're History, Mate! Dingbats, Dropkicks, Dills, Duds & Disasters in Australian History
You're History, Mate! Dingbats, Dropkicks, Dills, Duds & Disasters in Australian History
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1.0 out of 5 stars GARBAGE, October 30, 2013
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Maybe if the author had done a bit more deep sleep it would have been far better than this diatribe expose' of SFA


50 People Who Stuffed Up Australia
50 People Who Stuffed Up Australia
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1.0 out of 5 stars A LOAAD OF RUBBISH, October 30, 2013
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One of the most useless books I have ever read, a complete waste of money. I cut out half way through it.


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