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Australian award-winning journalist Mark Mordue invites you on his world trip that ranges from a Rolling Stones concert in Istanbul to talking with mullahs and junkies in Tehran, and from a cricket match in Calcutta to an S&M bar in New York, in addition to many points in between. Mordue chronicles his year-long global journey with his girlfriend, Lisa Nicol, exploring ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Hawthorne Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Jacinta Fintan
Sep 08, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I've read this twice. read this book if you can. Mark is one of my fave authors. He's from newcastle. The book details his first trip overseas, but its not one of those boring travel stories. Its more a tale of perosnal growth
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Mark Mordue is a writer, journalist and editor working internationally. He won the 2010 Pascall Prize for Australian Critic of the Year. Previously he has received a 1992 Human Rights Media Award for his journalism, as well as the 1994 Women and the Media Award. His travel book Dastgah: Diary of a Headtrip was published in both Australia (Allen & Unwin, 2001) and the USA (Hawthorne Books, 2004 ...more