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Missing William Tyrrell

Missing William Tyrrell (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Overington, Caroline

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One minute a little boy is playing on his grandmother's lawn, the next minute, he's gone - where? The case of little William Tyrrell is one of Australia's most baffling and heartbreaking mysteries. He was playing hide-and-seek with his four-year-old sister in the garden of his gr...andmother's house in Kendall on the NSW mid-north coast at around 10:30 am on September 12, 2014 when he disappeared, seemingly into thin air. It's a tragic story that has gripped Australia's imagination and the photo of the little boy playfully roaring like a tiger, wearing his Spiderman suit, has become an iconic image. Police have cleared his family of any involvement and believe it's likely he was abducted by an opportunistic stranger. His foster parents, birth parents and grandparents are shattered. Who would take this vivacious, funny, innocent three-year-old boy? How can a child simply disappear? This is the awful and unsettling story of a disappearance, a family tragedy, a driven detective, and a long and immensely frustrating police case. It is also the story of Australia's foster care system, exploring how and why a young child like William ends up in the foster care system. From one of Australia's leading journalists, Caroline Overington, Missing William Tyrrell will explore the baffling mystery of a missing child, a mystery that taps into every parent's fears.
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ISBN 9781460758687
Published AU 24 Feb 2020
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781460758687
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Published 24 Feb 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Overington, Caroline
Category True Crime
Australian
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 364.154
Weight 388g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text True Crime
ONIX Text General/trade

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