Five Boxes

Author(s): Mark MacLean

Biography | Books by Newcastle and Hunter Authors

Thirty years after leaving his home in the Lake District of England for life in Australia, Mark MacLean gathers together the remnants of his youthful possessions and ships them back to Australia. Five Boxes is the hilarious tale of unpacking those boxes of stuff: a story of lame trophies, mismatched collections, medieval dentistry, boring diaries, the village haircut, mopeds and submarines, school wine-tasting trips, politics, punk music and big sisters. But, mostly, this is a story of finding yourself. Praise for Five Boxes Insightful, charming and genuinely funny - Mark MacLean is a natural storyteller and Five Boxes unpacks an adolescence that Readers of a Certain Age will find engrossing from start to finish - Nick Earles, writer Funny, quirky and heartwarming. - Tim Ferguson, comedian and writer MacLean deftly weaves the past and the present in this disarmingly humorous and unsentimental reflection on growing up. - Rosemarie Milsom, Newcastle Herald Following on from his bestselling A Year Down the Drain, Mark MacLean's new book is a delightful reflection on life then and now. middle-aged man hilariously reflecting on his life through his childhood possessions perfect for Father's Day delightfully illustrated with images of some of the stuff


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780992488536
  • : Hunter Press
  • : Hunter Press
  • : July 2015
  • : 215mm X 140mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 168
  • : 168
  • : Mark MacLean
  • : Mark MacLean
  • : 942.78085092
  • : 942.78085092