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y separately published work icon The Old School single work   novel   detective  
Is part of The Nhu 'Ned' Kelly Series P. M. Newton , 2010 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Old School
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'Sydney, 1992. Nhu 'Ned' Kelly is a young detective making her way in what was, until recently, the best police force money could buy. Now ICAC has the infamous Roger Rogerson in the spotlight, and the old ways are out. Ned's sex and background still make her an outsider in the force, but Sydney is changing, expanding, modernising, and so is the Job.

When two bodies are found in the foundations of an old building in Sydney's west, Ned is drawn into the city's past: old rivalries, old secrets and old wrongs. As she works to discover who the bones belong to - and who dumped them there - she begins to uncover secrets that threaten to expose not only the rotten core of the police force, but also the dark mysteries of her own family.'

Source: Publisher's website http://www.penguin.com.au/ Sighted: 7/6/10

Notes

  • Dedication: To Mum, with love and gratitude. In memory of my father and my eldest brother, two good men both named Noel.
  • Epigraph: There is no solving murders, you know. Not unless the dead are going to rise up out of the earth. Once somebody is killed, it's forever for their loved ones and their family and the community. -George Pelecanos
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2010 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 362p.
      ISBN: 9780670074518 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

School of Thought Amanda Keenan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 14 August 2010; (p. 29)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
New Voice on the Case Alistair Jones , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 24-25 July 2010; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
A New Beat with Darker Sides Tony Bartlett , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)
Gripping and Impressive Jeff Popple , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel ; Silk Chaser Peter Klein , 2010 single work novel
Dark Side of the Street Scott Murray , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Thrill City Leigh Redhead , 2010 single work novel ; The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
Fiction Books Gillian Bramley-Moore , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 July 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Nowhere Man : If Only She Knew What He Knew... John M. Green , 2010 single work novel ; The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Shane Strange , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 89 no. 9 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
Bones of a Top Story Lucy Clark , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 25 July 2010; (p. 17)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
Dark Side of the Street Scott Murray , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Thrill City Leigh Redhead , 2010 single work novel ; The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel
Gripping and Impressive Jeff Popple , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of The Old School P. M. Newton , 2010 single work novel ; Silk Chaser Peter Klein , 2010 single work novel
A New Beat with Darker Sides Tony Bartlett , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 July 2010; (p. 25)
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