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- DescriptionWhat happened when Bob Hawke locked horns with Frank Sinatra, when Errol Flynn interviewed Fidel Castro, and when Norman Gunston joined Frank Zappa on stage? Australian Encounters is a one-of-a-kind book, written by Shane Maloney and illustrated by Chris Grosz. With abundant humour, it tells of 50 true encounters - public or private, ill-fated or fortuitous - between a rewned Australian and an international mover and shaker. Featuring politicians, socialites, film stars, artists, entrepreneursand sporting legends, these portraits capture theirsubjects in a single, fleeting moment, when paths crossed and personalities collided. Subjects include Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise, Donald Bradman and Boris Karloff, Margaret Fulton and Elizabeth David, Michael Hutchence and Kylie Migue, Nana Mouskouri and Frank Hardy, Martina Navratilova, Winston Churchill, Gandhi, Brian Burke, Henry Kissinger, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Menzies, Helena Rubinstein, and many more. These lively encounters appear regularly in the Monthly and are presented here as a collection for the first time.
- Author BiographyA Former male model and GQ Bachelor of the Year, Shane Maloney is currently a member of an order of Burmese monks. His short stories have never been published.
- Author(s)Shane Maloney
- PublisherBlack Inc.
- Date of Publication22/11/2010
- SubjectHumour: Collections & General
- Place of PublicationMelbourne
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintBlack Inc.
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight474 g
- Width178 mm
- Height218 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Illustrator(s)Chris Grosz
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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