The Institute of Economic Affairs invites you to attend:
An IEA Book Launch
Heroic Misadventures: Australias Four Decades Full Circle , by Ron Manners
On: Friday 8th January 2010, 4.30pm 6.00pm
(with brief remarks at 5.00pm by author Ron Manners, and
followed by drinks reception until 6.00pm)
At: 2 Lord North Street, Westminster, SW1 (door on Great Peter Street)
"An inspiring story of the power of ideas, combining a wealth of entertainment, wisdom and practical advice and an eloquent and compelling defence of individual freedom."
Heroic Misadventures is the autobiography of a hugely versatile man who has had his share of misadventures, but who has in the end succeeded in the highly competitive and unforgiving West Australian gold-mining industry as well as in farming and many other activities.
Ron Manners, one of WAs most successful gold-miners, has set out here to distil the essence of his past and analyze the reasons for success and failure. More than that, it is a warm human document that offers a unique insight into the life of an exceptional man.
But this book is not a dry economic text. It is filled with rich human adventure, for it is also the story of that rare thing, a genuinely daring man.
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