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Jacko (1993)

by Thomas Keneally

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'm a little in two minds on this, the last of my most recent set of second hand bounty. It is a very readable satire on media values and the differences between Australian and American culture, funny in places and thought provoking in others, but overall I struggled to engage with the characters. ( )
  bodachliath | Aug 24, 2015 |
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If people ever wondered how Jacko Emptor was the video trespasser he became, they should have seen where he came from.
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Jacko Emptor is New York's most infamous TV celebrity and most public trespasser. An affable Aussie, Jacko can talk his way on-camera into the homes of any ordinary American. Jacko soon finds himself hosting a televised hunt for a veteran's missing daughter. What he unveils has the power to both make and break his career. How far will he go before even he can't deny that some things should be left off camera?… (more)

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