The Tall Man

Reviewed by
December 2011–January 2012, no. 337

The Tall Man

Reviewed by
December 2011–January 2012, no. 337

One morning in 2004, an Aboriginal man named Cameron Doomadgee was arrested for swearing at a police officer; forty-five minutes later he lay dead on the floor of his cell. Something had gone badly wrong, though the white senior sergeant on duty, the towering Chris Hurley, denied he was in any way at fault.

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