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Bourke Street, My View from Here, Conversations with Tony Brooks

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'Bourke Street, My View from Here' follows the untold story of street community member Tony Brooks. This is a personal account of an ordinary life subjected to extraordinary circumstances, of the perplexing personal choices that followed, and of their dire consequences.

 

Jen converses with the man people call 'The Mentor of Bourke Street' about tattoos, Tony's past - drugs, family, gaol and release - as well as about contemporary street life and its complex community. This is a tale of challenges, changes and acceptance. 

 

There is an alternate culture hidden in plain sight on the streets of every major city or town, anywhere in the world, and Tony offers us his insights and analysis about the alternative community of Melbourne, which he knows so well.

 

Despite his struggles, Tony remains an uplifting charmer on Bourke Street to the hundreds who know him, and a friendly stranger with a ready smile to those who don't. 

 

Authour: Tony Brooks in conversation with Jennifer Hutchison.

 

Format: Softcover

 

Language: English

 

Pages: 158

 

Dimensions (cm): 15.2 x 22.9 x 0.9

 

Weight (kg): 0.249

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