Banned book seized from Wellington bookstore

An indecent book was seized this week by government officials from a Wellington bookstore …………….

 Bloody Mama by Robert Thom, is a true story based on Ma Barker and her criminal gang of sons in the 1930’s, but was deemed indecent and banned  40 years ago.

Go to  Stuff.co.nz to read the full story

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