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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Build Up
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'For Detective Dusty Buchanon, a female cop in the very male world of the Northern Territory Police Force, it always pays to expect the unexpected. When the body of a young Thai prostitute is found in a billabong near a camp of disaffected Vietnam Veterans, Dusty knows this is what she's been looking for - a spectacular case to get her back on top after the debacle of an infamous British backpacker murder trial that almost destroyed her career.

'But when the body disappears and her colleagues turn against her, Dusty gets help from an unlikely source: a handsome German bird-watcher holidaying in the Northern Territory, who just happens to be a cop. And soon, the case becomes much more than just another step on her career ladder...' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Eliza, who else?

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains a Thai character.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 2009 .
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      Extent: 339p.p.
      Edition info: Paperback
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 May 2009.

      ISBN: 9780330425049, 0330425048
Alternative title: L'étouffoir
Language: French
    • Paris,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Payot et Rivages ,
      2010 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 359p.p.
      ISBN: 9782228905664, 2228905666

Works about this Work

Unusual Suspects Sue Turnbull , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20-21 September 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel ; A Deadly Business Lenny Bartulin , 2008 single work novel ; Voodoo Doll Leah Giarratano , 2008 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 August 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel
The Rules of Engagement Keith Austin , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 August 2008; (p. 26-27)
Crime File Graeme Blundell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel
At the Top of His Game Katharine England , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel ; Life in Seven Mistakes Susan Johnson , 2008 single work novel
[Review] The Build Up Peter Milne , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 88 no. 1 2008; (p. 40)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel
At the Top of His Game Katharine England , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel ; Life in Seven Mistakes Susan Johnson , 2008 single work novel
Crime File Graeme Blundell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 August 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel
Unusual Suspects Sue Turnbull , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20-21 September 2008; (p. 34)

— Review of The Build Up Phillip Gwynne , 2008 single work novel ; A Deadly Business Lenny Bartulin , 2008 single work novel ; Voodoo Doll Leah Giarratano , 2008 single work novel
The Rules of Engagement Keith Austin , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 August 2008; (p. 26-27)
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