Somebody That I Used to Know

Love, Loss and Jack Thompson

Bunkie King
April 2015

RRP: A$32.95
ISBN: 9781760061968
Format: Paperback

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Bittersweet, laced with all-too-real experiences and insights into life behind the silver screen – and beyond – Bunkie’s story is an inspiration for anyone who has had to overcome not just their own demons but society’s misconceptions. – FEMAIL.COM.AU

Book overview

In 1969, when Bunkie King was a wide-eyed Sydney schoolgirl from a troubled family, she met Jack Thompson, struggling actor, soon to be Australia’s biggest screen star. He was also romantically involved with Bunkie’s older sister, Leona. The relationship lasted 15 years. But it really took another lifetime – a failed marriage, motherhood, her own breakdowns and breakthroughs – for her to find the voice in which to describe her journey to true independence.