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On Cringila Hill
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On Cringila Hill weaves a gripping story of power, racial tensions and blood ties in a once-vibrant industrial community.

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Overview

When a teenage boy is killed in a targeted shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business.

After seasoned police detective Gordon Winter is assigned the murder case, his investigations uncover long-buried secrets and an entrenched culture of loyalty and fear.

On Cringila Hill weaves a gripping story of power, racial tensions and blood ties in a once-vibrant industrial community.

Details
Noel Beddoe, author of The Yalda Crossing, and On Cringila Hill
Photo by Dylan Robinson

Noel Beddoe

Noel Beddoe worked as a high school principal for twenty years and has been involved in Aboriginal education for most of his adult life, becoming the inaugural chairperson of the Aboriginal Education Reference Group. His published works include five books of fiction for teenagers, the adult novel Autumn, the personal memoir Dad and Me, which was included in the anthology Fathers in Writing, as well as short fiction, poetry and journalism. Noel lived and worked in education for twelve years in Narrandera, a township in the Riverina country of New South Wales. He now lives with his wife on the New South Wales south coast.