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new copy of memoir by the gambler who created the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart, Tasmania.
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Book Description Picador, Melbourne 2014, 2014. 23.5 x 17.0cms, 368pp, b/w illusts, very good+ hardback with decorated boards (no dustwrapper as issued; owner's inscription) David Walsh - the creator of Museum of Old & New Art (MONA) in Hobart - is an enigma. A multi-millionaire who made his money gambling, he has turned a wild vision into a unique reality. This is his utterly unconventional and absorbing memoir, Seller Inventory # 162555
Book Description Picador Australia, 2014. Hardcover. Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Sydney, New South Wales : Picador by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd, 2014 xiv unnumbered pages, 368 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm "David Walsh - the creator of Mona in Hobart - is both a giant and an enigma in the Australian art world. A multi-millionaire who made his money gambling, David has turned a wild vision into a unique reality; he is in turns controversial, mysterious and idolised. 'A bone of fact' is his utterly unconventional and absorbing memoir."--Inside front cover. "Wherein David Walsh, Mona owner, inventories his pretensions as 'art, science, maths, smartarse, penis, narcissist', and adds author to this tally."--Back cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-363). Pages gilt-edged; illustrated endpapers. Seller Inventory # 023175