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The Resource Reckoning, Magda Szubanski, (sound recording/)

Reckoning, Magda Szubanski, (sound recording/)

Label
Reckoning
Title
Reckoning
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szubanski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia's most beloved performers, tells her story. In this extraordinary memoir, Magda Szubanski describes her journey of self-discovery from a suburban childhood, haunted by the demons of her father's espionage activities in wartime Poland and by her secret awareness of her sexuality, to the complex dramas of adulthood and her need to find out the truth about herself and her family. With courage and compassion she addresses her own frailties and fears, and asks the big questions about life, about the shadows we inherit and the gifts we pass on. Honest, poignant, utterly captivating, Reckoning announces the arrival of a fearless writer and natural storyteller. It will touch the lives of its listeners.
Summary
Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia's most beloved performers, tells her story. In this extraordinary memoir, Magda describes her journey of self-discovery from a suburban childhood, haunted by the demons of her father's espionage activities in wartime Poland and by her secret awareness of her sexuality, to the complex dramas of adulthood and her need to find out the truth about herself and her family. With courage and compassion she addresses her own frailties and fears, and asks the big questions about life, about the shadows we inherit and the gifts we pass on. Honest, poignant, utterly captivating, Reckoning announces the arrival of a fearless writer and natural storyteller. It will touch the lives of its readers
Writing style
Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Biography of the Year, 2016.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year, 2016.
  • Nielsen BookData Australian Booksellers’ Choice Award, 2016.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Douglas Stewart Prize for Non Fiction, 2016.
Biography type
autobiography
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10470712
Cataloging source
ANL
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Szubanski, Magda
Dewey number
B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
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ZTJusVyR6Ps
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Szubanski, Magda
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True
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  • Szubanski, Magda
  • Lesbians
  • Comedians
  • Women comedians
  • Entertainers
  • Television personalities
  • Actresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Reckoning, Magda Szubanski, (sound recording/)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
audio disc
Content category
spoken word
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Edition
  • MP3 Unabridged ed.
  • Audio book.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (13 hr., 10 min.)
Isbn
9781489055125
Media category
audio
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Label
Reckoning, Magda Szubanski, (sound recording/)
Publication
Carrier category
audio disc
Content category
spoken word
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Edition
  • MP3 Unabridged ed.
  • Audio book.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (13 hr., 10 min.)
Isbn
9781489055125
Media category
audio
Other physical details
digital, stereo

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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