22 May 2019

Stephanie Johnson: our complex relationship with Australia

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 22 May 2019
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Award winning writer Stephanie Johnson talks with Kathryn Ryan about her new non-fiction book, West Island,  a portrait of five twentieth-century New Zealanders who found fame and notoriety in Australia but were largely forgotten in their country of origin. Stephanie Johnson has strong ties with Australia, she spent much of her 20s there, and her husband is Australian.  In West Island she draws on her experience of life on both sides of the ditch and reflects on the differences that set the two countries apart.