A Matter of Principle
New Meetings with the Good, the Great and the Formidable
By (author) Jana Wendt
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Matter of Principle by Jana Wendt
Book DescriptionIn A Matter of Principle, Jana Wendt, one of Australia's most experienced interviewers, connects with remarkable men and women from the worlds of politics, entertainment, society, art, cinema, sport and architecture. Former US deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage, feminist Camille Paglia, screen siren Charlotte Rampling, 'starchitect' Frank Gehry, former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer, Muslim rebel Wafa Sultan, war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte and, in Australia, entertainer Rove McManus, Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty, Olympic swimming champion Shane Gould, writer David Malouf, art critic Robert Hughes and photographer Bill Henson talk to Wendt about where their values lie. Thought-provoking and engagingly revealing, Wendt shows that a life well led is A Matter of Principle.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522855258
(198mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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Jana Wendt sets out to discover what drives us in the work we do. She follows a compelling group of people, from a boxer set for a comeback to a maverick priest, and a CEO whose company is mired in scandal to a forensic anthropologist investigating murder. The result is a wonderfully observed and entertaining portrait of modern work.
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Author Biography - Jana Wendt
Jana Wendt's career in television spanned nearly thirty years, in association with programs such as Sunday, 60 Minutes and A Current Affair. In 2005-06 she wrote The Bulletin magazine's 'Lunch with ...' column.
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