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Straight Shooter

Written by T.A.G. Hungerford


This volume brings together T.A.G. Hungerford’s three collections of highly acclaimed, bestselling autobiographical short stories. From his childhood in semi-rural suburbia to his wartime experiences in Bougainville and occupied Japan, from Press Officer to the venerable Billy Hughes to his days on the international news circuit, these stories make fascinating reading.

'Nostalgic, wise, witty and very enjoyable … the "old" master, Hungerford, is a clear winner.' The Australian

'… a valuable record of the life and times of a sensitive, humane man.' Australian Book Review

ISBN 9781920731786 (Paperback)
Formats C Format (234 x 153mm) (Paperback)
Categories T.A.G. Hungerford Winners
Short Stories & Anthologies
Autobiography, Biography & Memoir
Pages 608
Publication Year 2003
Edition 1st
Publisher Fremantle Press
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    T.A.G. Hungerford

    Thomas Arthur Guy Hungerford was born in 1915 and grew up in South Perth. He served as a soldier in World War II before travelling to Japan with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force after the war. In 1948 he moved to Canberra, where he worked for the Australian War Memorial and began to write. In 1988 the T.A.G. Hungerford Award for unpublished Australian writers was created in his name. He died in 2011. Read more