The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox

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The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it." More

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About Ron Burrows

Ron Burrows, ex-postie, late of the South Melbourne Disaster Centre, married to Ladybugs, father of Geoffrey and Penny, grandfather of Laura, Tori, Ami and Mason, longtime resident of the Western Suburbs of Melbourne and author of 'The Postie And The Priest', has always been a writer masquerading as someone else. For close to twenty years he did a fine job of pretending to be a postman, fooling everyone including himself. Imagine his delight at being anointed the biographer of the gregarious Father Bob – no better fully formed character could a writer ever hope to capture in the snare of words that is a book. Sharing this story with others was all Ron ever hoped to do.
Peter Burrows

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Review by: Edward Hyde, Jr on Aug. 28, 2014 :
An excellent book that shows another side of Bob from the perspective of the humorous postie Ron Burrows. I highly recommend it. :)
(reviewed 2 years after purchase)
Review by: William Cottam on Aug. 4, 2011 :
An unusual format for a biography which clearly reveals the charecter of Father Bob and the environment in which he works. No holds barred on his views of the church hiearchy and his frustrations in trying to help the needy.
A humorous story with dark undertones.
(reviewed 74 days after purchase)
Review by: Matt F on June 26, 2011 :
Great read gives an in-depth and honest look at Father Bob.
Highly recommend .
(reviewed 28 days after purchase)
Review by: Matt F on June 26, 2011 : (no rating)
Great read gives an in-depth and honest look at Father Bob.
Highly recommend .
(reviewed 28 days after purchase)
Review by: Pat Finlayson on June 14, 2011 : (no rating)
Great read, Father Bob is quite a funny man!
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

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