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History

Awarded at the Bad Sydney Crime Writers Festival and inaugurated in 2018, the Danger Award celebrates the best book, drama, or film about Sydney and crime.

Winners

2018 winner y separately published work icon Last King of the Cross John Ibrahim , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2017 11581309 2017 single work autobiography

'John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. Last King of the Cross lays bare Australia's most notorious underworld figure.

'In the mongrel tongue of the streets, John writes of fleeing war-torn Tripoli with his family and growing up in Sydney's rough and tumble west - before establishing himself as a tough guy and teen delinquent, then a bouncer, enforcer and nightclub king on the Golden Mile.

'Bullets fly, blades flash and bodies fall. In a city of shadows, John builds his army and empire - partying like a playboy prince of darkness while staying one step ahead of the cops, the outlaw gangs and hungry triggermen, plotting to take him and his family down.

'Crazier than Goodfellas, more compelling than The Godfather, Last King of the Cross is a colourful crime saga like no other and powerful proof that truth is always stranger than fiction.' (Synopsis)

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