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Alan Leek – Author Talk – Stories behind the storyteller

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August 12, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Saturday August 12, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia

Alan is back with his new release.  Please join Alan Leek and Leanne on Saturday 12th August at 1.00pm.

Alan Leek is a 34 year veteran of the police. He served as a detective, before taking up command positions, including the tough Cabramatta patrol, then the centre of heroin trafficking in Australia and the site of Australia’s first political assassination. He retired with the rank of superintendent. He holds an Associate Diploma in Justice Administration (Distinction); Post Graduate Diploma in Police Management and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, USA. He also holds the prestigious Peter Mitchell Award for outstanding performance of police duty, after leading a murder investigation. In 2018, he published his first book Frederick Whirlpool VC. Author Location: Camden Head, NSW.

RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH

The harrowing true stories of fallen police officers and how they met their end in a rendezvous with death on the path of duty.

A new century and a new nation forged by the will of the people seemed to turn a new page and raised hope for a better future. In this there was abundant truth, but there still lurked the malcontents who fed on unsuspecting hosts using violence in support of their enterprise and deadly force to avoid detection.

These are the traumatic stories of policemen, working class men, family men, often benighted men, who died at the hands of the mad, bad and sad and unexpectedly. They died in the knowledge that duty expected of them the laying down their lives for the community they were sworn to serve. They died bravely for the new nation, for its people and esprit de corps .

This is a richly illustrated account of men who died preserving the peace at home, while their brothers-in- arms fought evil on the front lines of Europe. Their stories are often intertwined.

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Port Macquarie Library
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6581 8755
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portlib@mnclibrary.org.au
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Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia
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6581 8755

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