A Private Life: Fragments, memories, friends by Michael Kirby

By Michael Kirby

'a reflective, beneficiant and eloquent book.' - Sydney Morning Herald

' [A] gracious memoir.' - Weekend Australian

'Michael Kirby writes with nice humour and outstanding warmth.' - Canberra Times

'[A] captivating and oddly relocating selection of autobiographical excursions.' - Saturday Age

Michael Kirby is one in every of Australia's such a lot in demand public figures. At a time of spin and obfuscation, he speaks out passionately and straightforwardly at the matters which are very important to him. Even those that disagree with him were moved through the braveness required of him to return out as a high-profile homosexual guy, which every now and then has prompted him to be subjected to the main outrageous attacks on his character.

This is a suite of recollections within which we will become aware of the non-public Michael Kirby. It permits the general public determine to talk in his personal voice, with none middleman. He opens up as by no means ahead of approximately his formative years, approximately being homosexual, approximately his forty-three-year courting with Johan van Vloten, approximately his spiritual ideals or even approximately his younger infatuation with James Dean.

Beautifully written, reflective and beneficiant, in that hot and lightly self-deprecating voice that's so attribute of him, this can be a memoir that Michael Kirby's many admirers were ready for.

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