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Author Gleeson, Tom, 1974-

Title Playing poker with the SAS : a comedy tour of Iraq and Afghanistan / Tom Gleeson
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : New South, University of New South Wales Press, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  792.230994 Gle/Ppw  AVAILABLE
Description 143 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary "This entertaining and eye-opening book is comedian Tom Gleesons account of what he saw when he went to entertain Australian troops in the Middle East. Showing that hes willing to do anything to get a laugh even get shot Tom does all kinds of stuff he would never usually be allowed to do: fire machine guns, drive tanks in a drag race, hang out in the Green Zone in Baghdad, and play poker with the SAS. Its a trip that changes his life"--Provided by publisher
Subject Gleeson, Tom, 1974- -- Anecdotes.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Middle East.
Comedians -- Australia.
Stand-up comedy -- Australia.
Soldiers -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Australian wit and humor.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781921410918 (paperback)