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    Pig City
    Pig City
    From The Saints to Savage Garden
    A 10th anniversary edition of this cult classic with a new introduction. From cult heroes the Saints and the Go - Betweens to national icons Powderfinger and international stars Savage Garden, Brisbane has produced more than its share of great bands. But behind the music lay a ghost city of malice and corruption. Pressed under the thumb of the Bjelke - Petersen government and its toughest enforcers - the police - Brisbane's musicians, radio announcers and political activists braved ignorance, harassment and often violence to be heard. Pig City's reputation has grown in the decade since its first publication. In 2007, Queensland Music Festival staged the book as an all - day music event, headlined by the first performance in nearly 30 years by the original line - up of the Saints. This updated 10th anniversary edition features a scathing new introduction by the author, assessing the changing shape of Brisbane, its music, and troubling developments since the return of the state of Queensland to conservative governance.
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    UK£ 24.99











    Book Author
    Andrew Stafford
    Genre Arts, Music & Entertainment
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459691476
    Publisher
    University Queensland Press
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    15-Jan-2015

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