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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

Bob Ellis Anne Brookshank


Black Inc

Prose: non-fiction


304 pages

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This showcases the best of Ellis’s celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts, plus previously unpublished work, archival photos and reflections from close friends and family.

Compiled by Anne Brooksbank, this collection contains all the wit, acuity and forthrightness that we have come to expect from this inimitable wordsmith.

This book honours Ellis’s illustrious and prodigious writing legacy. A keepsake for long-time Ellis fans, it will also win him many new admirers.

By:   Bob Ellis
Edited by:   Anne Brookshank
Imprint:   Black Inc
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 232mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 35mm
Weight:   520g
ISBN:   9781863958912
ISBN 10:   1863958916
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   October 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Bob Ellis is the author of over twenty books, fifty-five screenplays, two hundred poems, five hundred political speeches, a hundred songs and two thousand film reviews. His books include the bestselling Goodbye Babylon, So It Goes, The Capitalism Delusion and First Abolish the Customer. He co-wrote the classic films Newsfront, Fatty Finn, Man of Flowers and Goodbye Paradise, and wrote and directed Nostradamus Kid. He has had a long and close involvement with politics, covering as a journalist twenty-five campaigns in Australia, the UK, the US, and writing speeches for Kim Beazely, Bob Carr and Mike Rann, among others. Bob Ellis died in April 2016.

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