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Description - Not Just For this Life by Wendy Guest

Not Just For This Life is a salute and tribute to Gough Whitlam, commemorating what would have been his 100th birthday. Upon his death in October 2014 there was a national outpouring of grief and affectionate remembrances across the nation. This book includes condolences from politicians of all political stripes; eulogies from the State Memorial Service and a selection of messages of condolence from the men and women of Australia.

Not Just For This Life also includes a foreword by Graham Freudenberg and short introductions by Laurie Oakes, Anita Heiss, Geraldine Doogue, Don Watson, Patricia Hewitt, Nick Whitlam and Tim Soutphommasane where they tell their stories of the period following Gough's death and their experiences with Gough.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742235103
ISBN-10: 1742235107
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: NewSouth Publishing
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Wendy Guest

Wendy Guest worked in the media office of NSW Premier Barrie Unsworth as a communicationconsultant to the ALP and in the Prime Minister's Office as speech writer and media assistant toAnnita Keating in the 1990s. She is currently a freelance writer in Sydney.Gary Gray AO was National Secretary of the ALP from 1993 to 2000 and the Member for Brand,holding both cabinet and shadow cabinet positions, from 2007 to 2016. Gough and Gary had an active,friendly, often humorous relationship for more than 30 years.

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