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The Glasgow Ice-cream Wars
A non fiction book by

In the early 1980s, a war was being waged on the streets of Glasgow by rival ice-cream van owners for control of lucrative areas. This book describes how it escalated into violence that culminated in the death of six members of the same family in an arson attack on their home.

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August 1992 : UK Paperback

Title: Frightener: The Glasgow Ice-cream Wars
Author(s): Douglas Skelton, Lisa Brownlie
ISBN: 1-85158-474-9 / 978-1-85158-474-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
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