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A private life

M. D. Kirby

A private life

fragments, memories, friends

by M. D. Kirby

  • 168 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judges,
  • Lawyers,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Michael Kirby is one of Australia"s most admired public figures. At a time of spin and obfuscation, he speaks out passionately and straightforwardly on the issues that are important to him. Even those who disagree with him have been moved by the courage required of him to come out as a high-profile homosexual, which at times has caused him to be subjected to the most outrageous assaults on his character. This is a collection of reminiscences in which we can discover the private Michael Kirby. It allows the public figure to speak in his own voice, without any intermediary. He opens up as never before about his early life, about being gay, about his thirty-year relationship with Johan van Vloten, about his religious beliefs and even about his youthful infatuation with James Dean, which sent him on a sentimental journey to Dean"s hometown in the year 2000, an escapade he here wryly recalls. Beautifully written, reflective and generous, in that warm and gently self-deprecating voice that is so characteristic of him, this is a memoir that Michael Kirby"s many admirers have been waiting for. --

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.193-194) and index.

    StatementMichael Kirby
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKU110.K567 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25165674M
    ISBN 109781742376202
    LC Control Number2011514669
    OCLC/WorldCa751254516


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