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'Tim Bowden has never been guilty of taking himself too seriously. From playing tunes on his teeth live on national radio to his days on the ground-breaking This Day Tonight and his regular encounters with Mavis Frizzletit on the much loved Backchat, he has lived by the golden rule of broadcasting thou shalt not bore.

In this cheeky, larrikin and gloriously irreverent memoir, Tim Bowden spins the yarn of his life. Just how did the eager young cadet journalist from Tasmania take on the world to become a foreign correspondent in Southeast Asia and North America and one of the ABC's most distinguished television and radio producers?

Spooling Through has it all: romance, high adventure and a wonderfully eccentric cast of characters, but most of all it has Tim Bowden's wry, infectious humour. He will, of course, leave you wanting more.' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2003 .
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      Extent: xi, 346p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1741140269

Works about this Work

Untitled Jonathan Richards , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , October no. 28 2004;

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Bowden Rolls Out Favoured Memories Christopher Bantick , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 June 2003; (p. 5a)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Braodcaster to the Last Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 June 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Tim Bowden on Denis Warner Tim Bowden , 2003 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 252 2003; (p. 4)
Broadcaster to the Last Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 June 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
His ABC Barry Oakley , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 April vol. 121 no. 6369 2003; (p. 84)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Autobiography Dianne Dempsey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 May 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Back Chat Brian McFarlane , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 251 2003; (p. 40)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 May 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Broadcaster to the Last Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 June 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Spooling Through : An Irreverent Memoir Tim Bowden , 2003 single work autobiography
Tim Bowden on Denis Warner Tim Bowden , 2003 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 252 2003; (p. 4)
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