Peter Phelps is one of Australia's best-loved actors, regularly appearing in film, television and theatre productions. He is an AFI and Logie award winner and has directed episodes of ALL SAINTS and HOME AND AWAY. In 1994 he wrote the bestselling book SEX WITHOUT MADONNA: TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A HIRED GUN IN TINSELTOWN (a wry look at his years in Hollywood). Growing up hearing the family stories about his grandfather's incredible survival in New Guinea during WWII Peter has now, with his father's encouragement, written a very personal book about Tom Phelps and the other Kokoda Track.
The amazing feat of his indomitable grandfather and his ragged but resilient companions has been presented in an exciting story demonstrating great family pride and affection. * ReadPlus Blog * The themes of separation, loneliness, doubt and heroism are all here, and we gain a clear picture of the emotional cost of war to an individual family. * Honest History * This book perfectly captures the Aussie spirit and the heart of what mateship really means. * Gemsbooknook * Review * Golden Plains Miner * His appreciation for a good story is evident; this writer possesses a commanding turn of phrase. * Manly Daily *