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"You must remember, Aussie, there is only one thing a child owes its parent ... nothing. A child does not owe a parent respect. A child does not owe a parent gratitude. These are gifts the child chooses to give. But only if the parent deserves them." – Nelson Mandela

Waveman is the true story of a modern-day 'ronin', the Japanese word for masterless samurai. Literally translated a ronin is a 'wave man' – a soldier tossed by the waves of fortune.

Robert Redenbach takes us on an extraordinary journey from a small town in country Victoria through the jungles of Malaysia, the townships of South Africa and Baghdad's Red Zone. Along the way he brushes up against Nelson Mandela, the FBI and an assortment of larger-than-life characters.

Described by Peter FitzSimons of the Sydney Morning Herald as "A tour de force!" Waveman has captured the imagination of readers from around the world and media outlets across the country, including: Security Solutions, The Courier-Mail, Penthouse Magazine, The West Australian, Alive Christian Magazine, Gold Coast Bulletin, Blitz Martial Arts and Sky News Business.

"There is a philosophical depth to Waveman that goes well past the action and adventure, although you can read it on that level too. It's a great, inspiring and motivating read, with wider audience appeal than it would first seem."

The Westerner

The first 50 people to purchase a copy of Waveman will receive a bonus hard copy of Rob Redenbach's internationally acclaimed Self Defence in 30 Seconds!

To qualify: purchase an ebook copy of Waveman, then email info@momentumbooks.com.au your postal address along with a copy of your receipt. If you're one of the first 50, we'll post you a free copy of Self Defence in 30 Seconds!


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About the author (2012)

A former member of the Australian Defence Force, Rob Redenbach has managed a security company in Papua New Guinea, worked with the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, taught his own system of defensive tactics to the American FBI and British special forces and provided security services to aid-workers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

A successful author and adviser, Rob holds postgraduate qualifications in (counter) terrorism, safety and security and has completed Executive Education at Harvard University.

With a message that crosses industries and demographics, Rob speaks regularly on security matters on the Seven Sunrise program. He has been interviewed by Sky News and the Australian Financial Review and has provided live presentations to audiences ranging from small teams of aid-workers in Kenya to the world's largest gathering of CEOs at the Global Leadership Summit in Singapore.

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