In the seventh book in the exciting Grave Tales series, journalists Helen Goltz and Chris Adams visit Melbourne cemeteries to unearth some great tales.

Stories include:

  • Whelan the Wrecker – the man and name synonymous with the wrecking ball and recycling a lot of Melbourne’s history;
  • Leo Rosner – as featured in the movie ‘Schindler’s List’ – the Jewish Holocaust survivor who made a life post-war in Melbourne;
  • The Mornington Football Club disaster – the weekend a football team was tragically wiped out;
  • Cyril Callister – Mr Vegemite!
  • Beautiful Erica McMillan and the Moomba Queens – beauty and tragedy in a time before political correctness;
  • Alice Anderson – the untimely end of one of our first female mechanics;
  • Walter Lindrum – the Don Bradman of billiards;
  • The murder of Alma Tirtschke and how the wrong man hanged;

And 10 more stories in this volume.

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Paperback ISBN: 978-0-6487093-4-3 | ebook ASIN B0882Y1RC6

Price and availability:

$25  inc postage in Australia only, if purchased directly from the Grave Tales shop; or purchase the paperback or e-book from the sellers listed in our Bookshop.

Pages: 298pp
Publication date: released 12 May 2020.
Category: Non-fiction, crime, true crime, Australiana, history, modern history, biography, cold case.
Publisher: 
Atlas Productions

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Journalists, Helen Goltz and Chris Adams have between them spent many decades in the print and electronic media working for network television,  radio, and state and community newspapers. With a joint love of history, digging for a good story and storytelling, they have collaborated to create a series of books that brings our history to life again.

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