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  • Hachette Australia
  • Hachette Australia

It's All Good

Andrew Daddo

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Biography: general, Memoirs, Prose: non-fiction, Travel writing

It s All Good is a true story about family, memories and friendship. In re-living a road trip across America, Andrew Daddo gives the daughter of his dead friend a precious gift memories of her dad she otherwise would not have had.

In 1991 Andrew Daddo was sacked as an MTV VJ. Rather than slink back to Australia immediately, Andrew and a bloke he d met at a party named Ray O Neal set off on a month-long motorcycle journey across America. That summer spent riding cross country with Ray forged a friendship that Andrew thought would last a lifetime.But in February 2004 Ray died in an accident. He left behind a wife and a young daughter, Rose. In It s All Good Andrew Daddo writes about that motorcycle journey, and the things he and Ray did, as a way of sharing with Rose some memories of her father. This is a lovely, funny, poignant story that flows from one yarn to the next with delightful ease. In trying to convey to Rose the love her father would have shown her, Andrew Daddo captures a universal sadness experienced when we lose someone we love. His message is heartfelt and the reader is left with the message to love well and to never take people and the good times for granted.

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  • A poignant memoir about who we ultimately become and who we leave behind. - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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Andrew Daddo

Andrew Daddo has been well known to television audiences in Australia and overseas for more than ten years, as a presenter on American MTV, Lonely Planet, 11 AM, and (with Ernie Dingo) Kidspeak and Olympic Sunrise. He is currently a reporter on The Great Outdoors.He is a mad golfer and lives with his wife Jacqui, son Felix and baby daughter Anouk on Sydney s northern beaches.
Terry Denton is one of Australia s best loved artists: he has won many awards
including Picture Book of the Year, and he created the look for ABCTV s internationally successful children s show Lift Off. Terry lives with his wife and children in Mornington.

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