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The full catastrophe : stories from when life was so bad it was funny / [edited by] Rebecca Huntley, Sarah MacDonald
Bib ID 7890286
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description Richmond, Victoria : Hardie Grant Books, 2019 
©2019 
214 pages ; 24 cm 
ISBN 9781743795453 (paperback)
Invalid ISBN 9781743586198 (epub)
Summary

We’ve all had days when if we didn’t laugh, we’d cry. Whether it’s a domestic drama, career cockup or just a run-of-the-mill disaster, we’ve all been there – 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’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’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.

Full contents
  • Part 1. Domestic drama
  • Wrong way go back
  • The flaming guitar
  • Boo
  • Bridget Jones's crime scene
  • Got lost on the way, baby?
  • Debra racks off to Melbourne
  • Burpin' your bad voodoo...
  • Part 2. Career cries
  • Anatomy of a stitch-up
 
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Subjects Biography: general.  |  Celebrities -- Australia -- Anecdotes.  |  Life change events -- Australia -- Anecdotes.  |  Resilience (Personality trait) -- Australia -- Anecdotes.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Huntley, Rebecca, editor  |  Macdonald, Sarah, editor

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