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y Not Just for This Life : Gough Whitlam Remembered anthology   biography   essay  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'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. ' (Publication summary)

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  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: NewSouth Publishing , 2016 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2016
      ISBN: 9781742235103

Works about this Work

Not Just for This Life Review: Essays in Praise of Gough Whitlam Steven Carroll , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 30 July 2016;

— Review of Not Just for This Life : Gough Whitlam Remembered 2016 anthology biography essay
'The approach of Gough Whitlam in 1972 was, to paraphrase Ted Hughes' observation of T.S. Eliot, like standing on the dock and watching the Queen Mary coming at you – very slowly. These reflections on his life, prompted by heart-felt speeches on both sides of the House when he died, remind us that a giant walked among us. And a central theme is that the Whitlam years marked a Before and an After in Australian life. ...'
Not Just for This Life Review: Essays in Praise of Gough Whitlam Steven Carroll , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 30 July 2016;

— Review of Not Just for This Life : Gough Whitlam Remembered 2016 anthology biography essay
'The approach of Gough Whitlam in 1972 was, to paraphrase Ted Hughes' observation of T.S. Eliot, like standing on the dock and watching the Queen Mary coming at you – very slowly. These reflections on his life, prompted by heart-felt speeches on both sides of the House when he died, remind us that a giant walked among us. And a central theme is that the Whitlam years marked a Before and an After in Australian life. ...'
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