Black Tide
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Black Tide

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Description

Jack Irish has no shortage of friends. Jockeys and journos, lawyers and standover men, people in nameless occupations who aren't in the phone book. These days, though, the only family he sees are Irish men in faded football team photographs on the pub wall.So when Des Connors, the last link to his father, calls to ask for help in the matter of a missing son, Jack is happy to lend a hand.But sometimes prodigal sons go missing for a reason. As Jack begins to dig, he discovers that Gary Connors was a man with something to hide.And his friends are people with darker and more deadly secrets.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 272.15g
  • Text Publishing Co
  • The Text Publishing Company
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 1920885137
  • 9781920885137
  • 1,966,626

About Peter Temple

Award-winning author Peter Temple has worked as a journalist, editor and teacher of journalism and editing. He has just been named joint-winner of the NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL 2001 for DEAD POINT. This is his second win in a row -- SHOOTING STAR won last year -- and his third Ned Kelly Award.'Temple's work is spare, deeply ironic; his wit, like the local beer, as cold asa dental anaesthetic' - THE AUSTRALIAN'Temple is as dark and mean, as cool and as mesmerising, as any James Ellroyor Elmore Leonard' - THE AGEshow more

Rating details

890 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 22% (192)
4 50% (441)
3 24% (211)
2 4% (33)
1 1% (13)
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