Final Approaches: A Memoir

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Auckland University Press, Apr 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 312 pages
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This memoir presents the life of a distinguished civil servant and gives a fascinating look into a dramatic political career spanning from Singapore to New York City. With an unerring eye for humor blended with thoughtful insight, this autobiography provides a diplomatís viewpoint to some of the most important political events of the mid 20th century, including two revolutions, a war in Nigeria, and a peaceful attainment of independence.

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Contents

Two Manhattan and Other Islands
40
Three The Commonwealth Divided
70
Four War in Nigeria
104
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Gerald Hensley is a former New Zealand High Commissioner at the Department of External Affairs. He later served as the Permanent Head in the Prime Ministerís Department. He is a contributing author to Celebrating New Zealandís Emergence, For the Record, Pacific Prospects, and Southeast Asia and New Zealand.

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