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Author Marr, David.

Title Dark victory / David Marr and Marian Wilkinson
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2003

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Description viii, 350 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Full up, August 23 to 26 -- 2. Sea rescue, August 26 -- 3. Australia v. the boat people -- 4. Canberra scrambles, August 27 -- 5. Pan Pan, August 28 -- 6. Boarding party, August 29 -- 7. Labor cornered, to August 31 -- 8. Pacific solution, August 30 & 31 -- 9. The rule of law, August 29 to September 3 -- 10. The thick grey line, September 3 to 10 -- 11. The shadow of the Twin Towers, September 11 to 19 -- 12. The voyage of the Manoora, September 3 to October 8 -- 13. Launching the campaign, to October 8 -- 14. Orders from the top, October 6 to 9 -- 15. Truth overboard, October 9 to 12 -- 16. A military campaign, October 14 to 23 -- 17. The boat that sank, October 17 to 28 -- 18. The worst of times, October 23 to November 4 -- 19. The navy leaks, November 4 to 8 -- 20. The burning issue, November 8 and 9 -- 21. Victory, November 10
Summary Dark Victory is the secret history of John Howard's campaign against boat people that began with the Tampa and ended ten extraordinary weeks later - after deaths and disappearances, violent confrontations in the Indian Ocean and international uproar - with the Australian people giving the Prime Minister his third, most daring election victory
Analysis Howard, John, 1939-
Australia. Parliament - Elections, 2001
Liberal Party of Australia
Electioneering - Australia
Illegal aliens - Australia
Refugees - Government policy - Australia
Australia - Armed Forces - Political activity
Tampa (Ship)
Election campaigning
Howard, John, MP
Children overboard affair
Australian Defence Force
Key item
Election, Federal, 2001
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-321) and index
Subject Howard, John, 1939-
Adelaide (Ship)
Manoora (Ship)
Australia. Parliament -- Elections, 2001
Liberal Party of Australia.
Tampa (Ship)
Political campaigns -- Australia.
Illegal aliens -- Australia.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Political activity.
Author Wilkinson, Marian, 1954-
LC no. 2003446247
ISBN 1865089397 paperback