Brothers in Arms

Author(s): Sandra Harvey

Australian Non fiction

Father's Day 1984: seven people die in a blaze of gunfire on a sunny afternoon in a hotel car park. Among the dead, a 15-year-old girl caught in the crossfire when two heavily armed bikie gangs, the Comancheros and the Bandidos, clash. This is the true story of the Milperra massacre.


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The book reads like a story but is crammed with actual events of a subject that is shrouded in secrecy and often misunderstood.' The Examiner

Lindsay Simpson is a former Sydney Morning Herald journalist and the author and co-author of six works of non-fiction, including My Husband My Killer (1992), and The Killer Next Door (1994), both written with Sandra Harvey. Lindsay is also the author of The Australian Geographic Guide to Tasmania (1997), and To Have and To Hold with Walter Mikac (1997). She is currently the Coordinator of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Tasmania. After co-authoring three books with Lindsay, Sandra Harvey's first solo effort, The Ghost of Ludwig Gertsch, was published in October 2000. Sandra is also a former Sydney Morning Herald journalist. She was appointed senior media adviser to the NSW Police Minister, Paul Whelan in 1995.

Preface1 Shots at the clubhouse2 Two leaders3 Tale of two Clubs4 Leanne5 The war begins6 Presents for Father's Day7 The Viking8 The battle9 The aftermath10 Nightfall11 The following days12 The dawn raids13 Prison14 The Diary15 The hanging16 The verdictEpiloguePostscript

General Fields

  • : 9781865085012
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : March 2001
  • : 194mm X 131mm X 34mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sandra Harvey
  • : Paperback
  • : 89
  • : 364.1523099441
  • : 288
  • : True crime
  • : 30 b&w halftones on 16pp insert