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Author Jones, Barry O.

Title A thinking reed / Barry Jones
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006

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Description xi, 561 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates (chiefly color) : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Overture: 'An abundant life...' 1 -- 1 Family 8 -- 2 Childhood 28 -- 3 Death Penalty 72 -- 4 Quiz Show 103 -- 5 Fifty Years Hard Labor 130 -- 6 Faces 182 -- 7 'Bump Me Into Parliament' 226 -- 8 Life of My Mind 259 -- 9 Sleepers, Wake! 310 -- 10 Inside the Hawke Government 332 -- 11 Ministering to Science 353 -- 12 Backbench Explorations 395 -- 13 Beliefs 417 -- 14 'The Third Age' 443 -- 15 Years of Exile: 1979,1989,2001 475 -- Afterword 529 -- 'The Second Coming' 530
Summary The long-awaited life of an Australian polymath, a passionate advocate for Australia, a politician held in great affection by all sides of politics
Analysis Australian Labor Party - Biography
Biography & autobiography (Australia)
Jones, Barry O
Politicians - Australia - Biography
Politics & government
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography : page 538 - 546
Subject Jones, Barry O.
Jones, Barry O. (Barry Owen), 1932-
Jones, Barry.
Australian Labor Party -- Biography.
Politicians -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
LC no. 2007360213
ISBN 174114387X
9781741143874