A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends

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Allen & Unwin, 2011 - Electronic books - 216 pages
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A collection of reminiscences that reaveal the private Michael Kirby. Speaking in his own voice, he opens up as never before in a beautifully written, reflective and generous memoir - one that Michael Kirby's many admirers have been waiting for.
 

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I received this book as a gift (a signed copy by Michael Kirby himself). As one of the most notable high court judges in Australia throughout history, and being a law graduate myself, reading his ... Read full review

Contents

1 Of Freckles Crowns And Cane My Early Teachers
1
2 After Wolfenden How Science and Law Came to the Rescue
25
3 My Friend Jimmy Dean A Nostalgic Journey
43
4 Johan Lessons in Love
65
5 Riverview A Modern Morality Tale
95
6 Out in Africa Of Judges AIDS and Truth
115
7 The Salvos A Surprising Visit to the Citadel
149
8 The prince In Dangerous Times
167
9 Bugger the Roses Reflections on Relativities
185
Bibliography
193
Index
195
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