Author:Craig Sherborne


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Muck - A Memoir

By: Craig Sherborne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 228461

ISBN: 1863954112

Condition: Very Good Condition

With their only son on the brink of adolescence, the nouveaux-riches Sherbornes move away from the city to start a new, gentrified existence on a three-hundred-acre farm-or "estate"-in Taonga, New Zealand. But life on the farm is anything but wholesome. Sherborne evokes his family's slide into madness through a series of unforgettable, hilarious portraits: of "Feet," his once-glamorous mother, now addled with snobbery, paranoia, and mental illness; of "The Duke," his uncomprehending, sporadically violent father; and of himself, the "Lord Muck" of the title, at o... View more info

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Hoi Polloi

By: Craig Sherborne

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc:

Seller ID: 245629

ISBN: 1863952217

Condition: Very Good Condition

Voted as a 'best book' of 2005 in the Bulletin, The Australian and ABR, this is a gritty memoir by an outstanding journalist, Hoi Polloi describes the world of seedy pubs, horseracing, sex, crime and new money. The young Sherborne's journey begins in Heritage, New Zealand in 1968 where a curious only child is exposed to violence, drinking and murky racial politics. His parents, whom Sherborne names Winks and Heels as part of his eccentric personal language, decide to sell their hotel and move to Sydney, Australia. To their minds Australia is New Zealand's 'England' and offers boundless wealth,... View more info