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Description - Loose Units by Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven's father, John, is a cop. Well, an ex-cop. Long since retired, John spent years embroiled in some of the seediest, scariest intrigue and escapades imaginable. Paul, however, is something of an artsy, sensitive soul who can't understand why he doesn't have the same heroism and courage as his dad. One day, John offers Paul the chance of a lifetime- he'll spill his guts, on tape, for the first time ever, and try to get to the bottom of this difference between them.

What unfolds is a goldmine of true-crime stories, showing John's dramatic (and sometimes dodgy) experience of policing in Sydney in the 1980s. The crims, the car chases, the frequent brushes with death and violence, and the grey zone between what's ethical and what's effective- finally Paul gets real insight into what's formed his father's character.

Thrilling, fascinating and often laugh-out-loud funny, Loose Units is a high-octane adventure in policing, integrity and learning what your father is really all about.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143783169
ISBN-10: 0143783165
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Viking Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2018
Country of Publication: Australia

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