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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Crimes of Billy Fish
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'Billy Fish is granted parole. After serving three years for a violent robbery, he walks out the prison gates. His life has revolved around drugs, crime and custody, while his sister Rose has lived a structured existence, working and caring for her son. Both Billy and Rose are fighting against their past in different ways, but remain inextricably linked by a harsh childhood.' - back cover

Notes

  • Launched in Sydney at Aria Restaurant on 3 April 2007.
  • Dedication: For Matt

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2007 .
      Extent: ix, 94pp.
      Note/s:
      • First published in April 2007.
      ISBN: 9780733319990

Works about this Work

A Devil Worthy of Sympathy Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 June 2007; (p. 9)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
For Starters, a Taste of Something Different Delia Falconer , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , June vol. 2 no. 5 2007; (p. 5-6)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel ; Love and the Platypus Nicholas Drayson , 2007 single work novel ; Turner's Paintbox Paul Morgan , 2007 single work novel ; Nights in the Asylum Carol Lefevre , 2007 single work novel
This Weeks' Selections Cameron England , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 28 April 2007; (p. 10)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Difficult Times for a Fish Out of Jail Emily Maguire , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2007; (p. 33)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Sharp Insight to Blunt Edge Diane Stubbings , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 April 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel ; Provenance Jane Messer , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Matthia Dempsey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 86 no. 6 2007; (p. 39)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Review Cameron Woodhead , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 March 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Kylie Stevenson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 290 2007; (p. 62)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Sharp Insight to Blunt Edge Diane Stubbings , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 April 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel ; Provenance Jane Messer , 2007 single work novel
Difficult Times for a Fish Out of Jail Emily Maguire , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2007; (p. 33)

— Review of The Crimes of Billy Fish Sarah Hopkins , 2007 single work novel
Her Cracker of a Story Joyce Morgan , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 March 2007; (p. 3-31)
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