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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 A Pasty-Faced Nothing
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'The surprising and inspiring story of Mike Munro – from a heartbreaking childhood to longed-for family happiness far from the demands of fame.

'Mum was always telling me: 'You'll never amount to anything because you're nothing but a pasty-faced nothing.'...I think it's one of the reasons I've worked so hard – I was determined to prove to Mum and myself that I could do something with my life, that I wasn't really a 'nothing'.'

'To follow Mike Munro's stellar career from star reporter on ‘60 Minutes' to host of top-rating shows ‘A Current Affair' and ‘This is Your Life', you could be forgiven for thinking he always had it easy. But his journey to the top began a long way down. Raised by an alcoholic single mother who often turned against him in rage and drink, Mike learned from an early age to overcome adversity, believe in himself and make the most of what he had. An extraordinary story of hardship, determination, but most of all love and family, Mike Munro: A Pasty-Faced Nothing will often surprise – and always inspire.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2003 .
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      Extent: xii, 361pp.
      Description: [40] p. of plates : illus. (some col.), facsims., ports.
      ISBN: 1740512111

Works about this Work

Secrets & Ghosts Secrets and Ghosts Michael Sheather , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Women's Weekly , October 2003; (p. 106- 112)
Surviving the Bearpit Tim Bowden , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 47-48)

— Review of A Pasty-Faced Nothing Mike Munro , 2003 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Graham Williams , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 November 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of A Pasty-Faced Nothing Mike Munro , 2003 single work autobiography ; Last Tango in Toulouse Mary Moody , 2003 single work autobiography
This is His Life : Mike Munro's Own Story David Gilchrist , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 12 October 2003; (p. 49)
In Short : Non-Fiction Graham Williams , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 November 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of A Pasty-Faced Nothing Mike Munro , 2003 single work autobiography ; Last Tango in Toulouse Mary Moody , 2003 single work autobiography
Surviving the Bearpit Tim Bowden , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 47-48)

— Review of A Pasty-Faced Nothing Mike Munro , 2003 single work autobiography
This is His Life : Mike Munro's Own Story David Gilchrist , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 12 October 2003; (p. 49)
Secrets & Ghosts Secrets and Ghosts Michael Sheather , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Women's Weekly , October 2003; (p. 106- 112)
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