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Light and Shadow
- Memoirs of a Spy's Son
- By: Mark Colvin
- Narrated by: Mark Colvin
- Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
Mark Colvin is a broadcasting legend. He is the voice of ABC Radio’s leading current affairs program PM; he was a founding broadcaster for the groundbreaking youth station Double J; he initiated The World Today program; and he’s one of the most popular and influential journalists in the twittersphere. Mark has been covering local and global events for more than four decades. He has reported on wars, royal weddings and everything in between. In the midst of all this he discovered that his father was an MI6 spy.
- By Liv on 26-08-2017
History from an eyewitness.
What a great book.
The story of Mark's life as told in this book is nothing short of amazing, if for no other reason than the places he's visited and times he was there.
From the fall of the Shar in Iran to the Granville train disaster, Mark covered many monumental events that affected Australia and the world.
It was a sad loss for Australia when Mark died earlier this year.
Jandy Nelson said, "Each time someone dies, a library burns."
In Mark's passing, nothing could be truer.
Buy this book for your young children and give it to them when they're old enough to appreciate it, or as a teaching aide to assist them to learn history from an actual eyewitness.
RIP Mark, we lost a true national treasure when you passed.
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