By Michael Kirby
' [A] gracious memoir.' - Weekend Australian
'Michael Kirby writes with nice humour and amazing warmth.' - Canberra Times
'[A] captivating and oddly relocating number of autobiographical excursions.' - Saturday Age
Michael Kirby is one in every of Australia's such a lot favorite public figures. At a time of spin and obfuscation, he speaks out passionately and straightforwardly at the concerns which are very important to him. Even those that disagree with him were moved via the braveness required of him to come back 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 set of recollections during which we will realize the personal Michael Kirby. It permits the general public determine to talk in his personal voice, with none middleman. He opens up as by no means prior to 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, it is a memoir that Michael Kirby's many admirers were ready for.
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