In the Air of an Afternoon Almost Past description
The voice of nightly radio for legions of fans, Peter Goers has been called “the critic who ate Adelaide”. He discusses his latest book, a memoir about his parents’ death in the crash of Pan Am Flight 759, with Rick Sarre.
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Peter Goers has worked as actor, director, designer, critic, academic and entertainer. He began writing for The Advertiser in 1985 and has contributed a weekly opinion column in the Sunday Mail since 1991. Since 2003, Peter has won 11 awards as presenter of the Evening Show on ABC Radio Adelaide. In 2013, he was honoured with the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the arts, community and public broadcasting.
Prof Rick Sarre is a human rights lawyer who retired as the Dean of the University of South Australia Law School in 2020. He taught law and criminology in the USA, Hong Kong, and Sweden during his 35 years in the tertiary sector. He is a Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology and has been awarded Fellow status of that society.