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Title Balancing acts : reflections of a New Zealand diplomat /
Gerald McGhie.
Author McGhie, Gerald, author. (1)
Publisher Dunmore Publishing Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
Published 2017
ISBN 9781927212318
MARC No ocn988232019
Pages 251 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
This is Gerald McGhie'sfascinating and insightful account of some of the highlights of almost 40 years service as a New Zealand diplomat - most notably in the Soviet Union - twice - first during the Brezhnev years of the Cold War; and second from 1990 when he witnessed the dramatic events that led to the fall of Gorbachev, the rise of Boris Yeltsin and the collapse of the Soviet Union, which saw him become New Zealand's last Ambassador to the Soviet Union and first to Russia. McGhie worked in Samoa earlier - shortly before independence in the 1960s, and later in Papua New Guinea. The author also presents a snapshot of the activities of a Wellington-based foreign service...
Subject McGhie, Gerald. (1)
Diplomats New Zealand Anecdotes. (1)
Autobiographies. (78)
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Holdings Dargaville New Zealand Non Fiction Z327. 2 MACG Available

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