By Michael Kirby
' [A] gracious memoir.' - Weekend Australian
'Michael Kirby writes with nice humour and remarkable warmth.' - Canberra Times
'[A] fascinating and oddly relocating choice of autobiographical excursions.' - Saturday Age
Michael Kirby is considered one of Australia's such a lot popular public figures. At a time of spin and obfuscation, he speaks out passionately and straightforwardly at the concerns which are vital to him. Even those that disagree with him were moved by way of the braveness required of him to come back out as a high-profile homosexual guy, which now and then has triggered him to be subjected to the main outrageous attacks on his character.
This is a set of recollections during which we will be able to realize 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 sooner than approximately his adolescence, approximately being homosexual, approximately his forty-three-year dating with Johan van Vloten, approximately his non secular 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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