Jonah is the remarkable autobiography of a young man who went from local sports lover to international rugby hero and super star. Lomu takes us from Jonah's days growing up in Auckland - his family, schooling, loves and losses right up to his present health issues. The book very personal account from a man that has led a very public life. More than just a rugby story this is a tale of courage and survival.
Ian McGibbon is a senior historian with the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and is New Zealand's foremost military historian. He was involved in the inception of the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography and was Managing Editor of the New Zealand Historical Atlas. Editor of The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Military History, he has many books to his credit. In 1997 he was appointed ONZM for services to historical research.