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Truth

Truth( )
Author: Temple, Peter
ISBN:978-1-4299-2504-4
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Inspector Stephen Villani, head of homicide in Melbourne, Australia, has a full agenda: a murdered woman in a penthouse apartment, three men butchered in a sadistic rampage, a tattoofaced drug dealer corrupting his rebellious daughter, a crumbling marriage. As these seemingly unrelated events begin to unfold, Villani finds himself immersed in an unfamiliar world of political scandal and ethical ambiguity. He must navigate the inept bureaucracy that is the police department, all the...
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Temple, Peter (Author)
Peter Temple was born in South Africa in 1946. In 1979, he moved to Australia to work as education editor at the Sydney Morning Herald. He taught at Charles Sturt University and later at RMIT. In 1982, he edited the magazine Australian Society. He became a full-time writer in the 1990s.

He wrote nine novels including the Jack Irish series, which was adapted into a television show. He won the Gold Dagger in 2007 for The Broken Shore, the Miles Franklin award in 2010 for Truth, and five Ned Kelly awards. He died from cancer on March 8, 2018 at the age of 71.

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