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The tall man : death and life on Palm Island

Author: Chloe Hooper
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In November 2004, in the small township of Palm Island in the far north of Queensland, Detective Hurley arrested Cameron Doomadgee for swearing at him. Doomadgee was drunk. A few hours later he was dead, his liver (according to the inquest) so badly damaged it was almost severed.
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Genre/Form: Indigenous focus. This resource may contain the names, voices and faces of people who are now deceased which may cause distress to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander viewers or readers. Please take care when distributing this material
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Named Person: Mulrunji Doomadgee; Christopher Hurley; Mulrunji Doomadgee; Christopher Hurley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chloe Hooper
ISBN: 9780143010661 0143010662
OCLC Number: 439113879
Description: 277 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Chloe Hooper.

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In November 2004, in the small township of Palm Island in the far north of Queensland, Detective Hurley arrested Cameron Doomadgee for swearing at him. Doomadgee was drunk. A few hours later he was dead, his liver (according to the inquest) so badly damaged it was almost severed.

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