Driven: A Diplomat's Auto-biography

Driven: A Diplomat's Auto-biography

by Richard Broinowski

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Overview

The memoir of Australian former diplomat Richard Broinowski DRIVEN is a memoir by distinguished Australian former diplomat Richard Broinowski, with a particular focus on the cars he has loved and driven in Australia and his various postings in Asia, the Middle East, and North and Central America. this makes for an entertaining way of looking at various cultures (their driving behaviour, traffic conditions and road rules) and his career as an Australian ambassador. Part offbeat travel book, part career memoir, it is an engaging and personal look at one man's life and enduring loves. Perfect reading for car nostalgia buffs and lovers of travel books and biographies alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780730495765
Publisher: ABC Books
Publication date: 01/17/2011
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 274
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Richard Broinowski is a former ambassador to Vietnam, Korea, Mexico, the Central American republics and Cuba. He also He is currently Adjunct Professor Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. He is the author of A WITNESS TO HISTORY and FACT OR FISSION: THE TRUTH ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S NUCLEAR AMBITIONS. He lives in Paddington, Sydney, with his wife, Alison, who is a former diplomat, academic and author. They have two children: documentary filmmaker Anna , and Adam, who works in avant-garde theatre. Richard’s sister is physician, author, activist and speaker Helen Caldicott.

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