The Full Catastrophe: Stories from when life was so bad it was funny

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Rebecca Huntley, Sara Macdonald
Hardie Grant Publishing, May 1, 2019 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
<p>We&rsquo;ve all had days when if we didn&rsquo;t laugh, we&rsquo;d cry. Whether it&rsquo;s a domestic drama, career cockup or just a run-of-the-mill disaster, we&rsquo;ve all been there &ndash; no matter who we are. In this hilarious and moving collection, well-known Australians from all walks of life share their stories as a kind of mass therapy; a feel-good tonic for when the proverbial sh*t hits the fan. From Annabel Crabb&rsquo;s tale of Russian interference in the birth of her first child to Kate McClymont on how to manage mobsters, or Frank Moorhouse on the worst possible Valentine&rsquo;s Day to Emma Alberici on moving to London with three small children, these entertaining tales of woe remind us that this too shall pass.</p>
 

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Title Page
The Flaming Guitar Steve Lucas
Bridget Joness Crime Scene Rick Morton
Debra Racks Off to Melbourne Richard Glover
Anatomy of a Stitchup Jenny Valentish
The Kangaroo Is Still Alive Kirstie Clements
Woman Interrupted Emma Alberici

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