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The saturday portraits

Clarke, Maxine Beneba2019
The year is 2014, editor Erik Jensen contacts short fiction writer Maxine Beneba Clarke, and convinces her to write creative portraits for a new national newspaper, The Saturday Paper. The next four years will be a journalistic baptism of fire. She will come face to face with Prime Minister Tony Abbott; spend exactly nine minutes with Hollywood film star Hugh Jackman; write a love letter to Prince; be escorted out of David Jones for stalking Santa Claus; watch transgender porn star Buck Angel striptease; eat slut cupcakes with feminist Karen Pickering; troll a local racist fried chicken eatery; hold audience with the Australian Ambassador to China; covertly profile One Plus One presenter Jane Hutcheons; share the stage with writer Roxane Gay; sip green tea with dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, and exchange emails with President Obama. These are The Saturday Portraits.
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The saturday portraits / Maxine Beneba Clarke.
Sydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2019.
258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : plates, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Biography070.44 CLAAvailable
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