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Description - The Stoccos: Like Father, Like Son by Nino Bucci

After a run-in with police in 2007, father and son Gino and Mark Stocco went completely off the grid, travelling all around the country working as farmhands. For years they were carrying out moonlight raids to steal goods, going on vandalism sprees, and living for long stretches without phones, licences, bank accounts or friends.

Eluding arrest time after time in their eight years on the run, the Stoccos were two of Australia's most wanted men. After dramatically ramming a police car in broad daylight in October 2015, they became the focus of the nation, triggering one of the biggest manhunt's the country's ever seen. When they were finally arrested two weeks later, they were charged with thirty-four crimes between them - including the murder of 68-year-old Rosario Cimone.

The Stoccos- Like Father, Like Son follows their long and bizarre journey throughout the Australian bush, and also looks at what caused them to embark on it in the first place and how they managed to remain undetected for so long. Gripping, intriguing and insightful, this is a forensic account of this strange and chilling story.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143783176
ISBN-10: 0143783173
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 28-May-2018
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Nino Bucci

Nino Bucci is an investigative reporter at the ABC. He was previously a journalist at The Age (where he first covered the Stoccos), at The Canberra Times, and at the Bendigo Advertiser. He lives in Melbourne. The Stoccos is his first book.

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