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By Michael Kirby

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

' [A] gracious memoir.' - Weekend Australian

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

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

Michael Kirby is one in every of Australia's so much widespread public figures. At a time of spin and obfuscation, he speaks out passionately and straightforwardly at the matters 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 every now and then has brought on him to be subjected to the main outrageous attacks on his character.

This is a suite of memories during which we will become aware of 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 earlier than approximately his adolescence, 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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