The George Boutique Hotel - 194 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath NSW 2785 | 10 Mar 2018 02:30 PM
Michael Pembroke is a writer, historian, naturalist and the author of the acclaimed historical biography Arthur Phillip – Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy (2013), which was short-listed for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and runner-up in the National Maritime Museum history award. He was educated at the Universities of Sydney and Cambridge, is the son and the father of army officers, and has lived and travelled extensively throughout the world, including in East Asia. His father, an infantry platoon commander during the Korean War, was awarded the Military Cross for his role in a battle described as 'one of the finest battalion attacks in British history'. The research for this book has taken Pembroke to Moscow, Beijing, Pyongyang, Washington DC, Princeton and Cambridge. In 2016, he travelled through North Korea from the Yalu River to the Demilitarised Zone. He has been a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales since 2010.
Korea: Where the American Century Began
Date: Saturday 10th March 2018
Time: 2:30pm for a 3pm start.
Where: The George Boutique Hotel - 194 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath NSW 2785
Bookings: (02) 4787 6340