The Resource Reckoning : a memoir | [Book Club kit]

Reckoning : a memoir | [Book Club kit]

Label
Reckoning : a memoir | [Book Club kit]
Title
Reckoning
Title remainder
  • a memoir
  • [Book Club kit]
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szubanski
Creator
Author
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 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
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
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10470712
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Szubanski, Magda
Dewey number
791.45028092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szubanski, Magda
  • Entertainers
  • Literary prize winners
  • Television personalities
  • Radio personalities
  • Actresses
  • Women comedians
  • Lesbians
Target audience
adult
Label
Reckoning : a memoir | [Book Club kit]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9781925240436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Publisher number
9781925240436BK
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Reckoning : a memoir | [Book Club kit]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9781925240436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Publisher number
9781925240436BK
Specific material designation
regular print

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