Wheelers Books

Life, Loss, Love

Life, Loss, Love
 

From the heady days of her Miss Universe win to the tragic death of her soulmate Martin Crowe, Lorraine Downes' life has been full of highs and lows.

Usually ships 7-15 working days – This title is in stock at publisher

Quick Reference

ISBN 9781760633493
Barcode 9781760633493
Published 20 April 2018 by Allen & Unwin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Downes, Lorraine
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days

... view full title details below.

Buy Now

  • $36.99 Retail price
  • $27.74 Wheelers price
  • You save $9.25!
Add to Basket Add to Wishlist

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781760633493
ISBN-10 1760633496
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint A&U New Zealand
Publication Date 20 April 2018
International Release Date 1 August 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Downes, Lorraine
Category Biography & Autobiography: General
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 993.038092
Catalogue Code 894716

Description of this Book

As well as the Miss Universe fairy-tale and her busy career, Lorraine shares details of her first marriage to All Black Murray Mexted, her delight in her two children, her success in Dancing with the Stars and her blissful relationship with cricketing legend Martin Crowe.Along the way Lorraine has faced many challenges including rebuilding her life after divorce and, the cruellest blow of all, Martin's devastating illness and death. She shares what got her through the tough challenges she faced.We can all identify with Lorraine's struggles and be inspired by the way she writes so honestly and wisely about her life.

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

There are no reviews for this title.

^ top

Author's Bio

Lorraine Downes rose to international prominence when she won Miss Universe in 1983, an extraordinary win for a 19-year-old New Zealander. She went on to run a successful modelling business in Wellington and worked with women as a style and image consultant while raising her two children with her former husband All Black Murray Mexted. She once again became the darling of the New Zealand public when she won Dancing with the Stars in 2006. Lorraine moved to Auckland and married her soulmate Martin Crowe in 2009 where they spent a number of happy years together. When Martin was diagnosed with lymphoma Lorraine became his primary caregiver, and after four years of illness he tragically died. Lorraine is now finding her way through her grief.

^ top