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'An extraordinary look at the formative years of some of our most prominent and influential politicians.

'By chance, Greg Sheridan's early life saw him become intimate friends and colleagues with a fascinating list of people who now make up Australia's political leadership. At university Tony Abbott was his best friend; he became close to Peter Costello as well as Labor figures Michael Danby and Michael Easson. As a young journalist on The Bulletin he became friends and colleagues with Bob Carr and Malcolm Turnbull. When he first joined The Australian he was posted to China, there to befriend another future leader, Kevin Rudd.

'When We Were Young and Foolish traces Greg's determined and passionate journey from an underprivileged but emotionally rich childhood in Sydney's inner west, to a world of clashing political fronts. From Greg's early years at a seminary, through political stoushes at university, the surprising period as a union organiser and heady intellectual times at The Bulletin, he also illuminates the formative years and experiences of his friends who would who go on to be prime ministers, premiers and senior cabinet ministers. It offers new and personal insights into the people they were as students and twenty-somethings, and the events, philosophies, demons and relationships that helped make them the people they are.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2015 .
      Extent: xvii, 365 p 16 unnumbered pages of platesp.
      Description: illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 August 2015
      ISBN: 9781760113391

Works about this Work

The Young Tony Abbott and Others Miranda Devine , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 59 no. 11 2015; (p. 101-103)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography ; Santamaria : A Most Unusual Man Gerard Henderson , 2015 single work biography
A Textual Swab That Reveals Surprising Charm and Wit Richard Ferguson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2015; (p. 29) The Saturday Age , 22-23 August 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
Power and Passion Peter Craven , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 August 2015; (p. 16)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
Memories of Us Gerard Henderson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Institute Review , no. 1 2015;

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
Power and Passion Peter Craven , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 August 2015; (p. 16)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
A Textual Swab That Reveals Surprising Charm and Wit Richard Ferguson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2015; (p. 29) The Saturday Age , 22-23 August 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
The Young Tony Abbott and Others Miranda Devine , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 59 no. 11 2015; (p. 101-103)

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography ; Santamaria : A Most Unusual Man Gerard Henderson , 2015 single work biography
Memories of Us Gerard Henderson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Institute Review , no. 1 2015;

— Review of When We Were Young & Foolish : A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd & Other Reprobates... Greg Sheridan , 2015 single work autobiography
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