Rod Myer has had an unusual and interesting life. A descendant of the celebrated Myer family, he had an adventurous spirit and explored his identity through travelling and research. A farm kid born in Kelly country, he had premonitions and yearnings which led to mustering cattle with Aboriginal people in the Top End. He worked in politics and journalism, and discovered family secrets which led to revelations about his Jewish roots in Eastern Europe, something that altered his life completely.
About the author: Rod Myer was born on a farm in north-eastern Victoria in the 1950s and moved with his family to Melbourne in the early 1960s. After leaving school he travelled and worked in the outback before studying economics and working in politics and journalism. Descended from the well-known Myer family, is the author of six books, including The Story of Victor Smorgon: Living the Dream and In Full Stride: The Life and Times of Baillieu (Bails) Myer as well as Richard Pratt: One Out of the Box with James Kirby.