The Griffith Wars

The Griffith Wars The Powerful True Story of Donald Mackay's Murder and the Town That Stood Up to the Mafia

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'Donald Mackay was not just an innocent victim tragically struck down by a criminal act. He was a casualty of the actual fight against organised crime ... killed on active service, as it were ... His name should never be forgotten, his passing must not be allowed to be in vain.' The assassination of Donald Mackay was meant to solve a problem for the mafia. Instead it roused the law-abiding citizens of Griffith to fight against the powerful criminal elements who had made their town synonymous with drugs and murder. Drawing on the personal diaries and memories of Terry Jones - who, as the editor of the local newspaper, knew everyone and heard everything - The Griffith Wars reveals startling new evidence about one of Australia's most notorious unsolved murders. It also powerfully recounts the struggle for the soul of a country town still battling to shake off its criminal past.

Book information

ISBN: 9781760875039
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub date:
DEWEY: 364.1523099448
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304 , 16 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 308g
Height: 193mm
Width: 122mm
Spine width: 25mm