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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Remembering Bob
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'Bob Hawke's death in May 2019 sparked national mourning across the country as we remembered just how important Bob had been in the shaping of modern Australia. In an age when political personas have become increasingly formulaic and predictable, Bob was a man of glorious contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar who also had a deep affinity and understanding for mainstream Australia. He was a passionate ACTU officer and president who also knew how to work with big business. He loved his sport, a drink and a bet, yet was also deeply intellectual in his approach to policy. In an age when our respect for politicians has never been lower, we respected Bob. The huge public outpouring of grief after his death showed that we loved him too.

'This book, instigated and edited by Bob's eldest daughter, Sue Pieters-Hawke, is a collection of stories and memories about Bob by his friends, colleagues, old political foes and ordinary Australians whose paths crossed that of their everyman Prime Minister. Each of them brings a vivid and personal view of this extraordinary man, that taken together offer a true reflection of the person he was, and what he meant to us all.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2019 .
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      Extent: xxvii, 353 pp.
      • Published December 2019.
      ISBN: 9781760527396

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