The Resource Reckoning : a memoir, Magda Szubanski

Reckoning : a memoir, Magda Szubanski

Label
Reckoning : a memoir
Title
Reckoning
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szubanski
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner, Book of the Year and Biography of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards, 2016 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. Magda Szubanski is one of Australia's best known and most loved performers. She began her career in university revues, then appeared in a number of sketch comedy shows before creating the iconic character of Sharon Strzelecki in ABC-TV's Kath and Kim. She has also acted in films (Babe, Babe: Pig in the City, Happy Feet, The Golden Compass) and stage shows. Reckoning is her first book
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10470712
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Szubanski, Magda
Dewey number
  • 790.2092
  • 791.45028092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szubanski, Magda
  • Actresses
  • Entertainers
  • Radio personalities
  • Television personalities
Target audience
adult
Label
Reckoning : a memoir, Magda Szubanski
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=TXT_481526&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781922253224-TXT1322793-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781922253224
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Reckoning : a memoir, Magda Szubanski
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=TXT_481526&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781922253224-TXT1322793-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781922253224
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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