An Ebury Press bookPublished by Random House Australia Pty LtdLevel 3, 100 Pacifc Highway, North Sydney NSW 2060www.randomhouse.com.auFirst published by Ebury Press in 2011Copyright © Gregor Salmon 2011The moral right o the author has been asserted.All rights reserved. No part o this book may be reproduced or transmitted by any person orentity, including internet search engines or retailers, in any orm or by any means, electronic ormechanical, including photocopying (except under the statutory exceptions provisions o theAustralian
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