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John Winston Howard John Winston Howard i(A57152 works by)
Born: Established: 1939 Earlwood, Canterbury area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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John Howard was elected to the Australian Federal Parliament in 1974 representing the seat of Bennelong for the Liberal Party. From 1975 he held various ministries including the position of Treasurer from 1977 to 1983. Howard became Prime Minister of Australia on 11 March 1996. The Howard Government lost office on 24 November 2007.

In April 2012 Howard was presented with an honorary Doctor of Letters from Macquarie University

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y separately published work icon Lazarus Rising Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 2010 Z1731558 2010 single work autobiography

'He has been one of Australia's most controversial prime ministers, leading the Liberal Party to victory over four elections and becoming the second-longest-serving PM in the nation's history. John Winston Howard is the face of the modern Liberal Party, an economic radical and social conservative whose ideology has united many Australians and divided just as many others. But what people often forget is that long before he became Prime Minister, John Howard was an idealistic politician.

'This book looks back over 30 years in politics, and at the changes Howard has seen both inside and outside the Government during that time. From his modest beginnings, to his steep ascent in Liberal Party ranks, and subsequent time in the wilderness during the Coalition's opposition years, to a victory almost no one had predicted, and on to some of the most tumultuous years in Australia's recent past, this is history seen through the eyes of the ultimate insider. Here, Howard tells how he responded on issues vital to Australia, such as gun control, East Timor and the relationship with Indonesia, the aftermath of 9/11, and the rising tide of asylum-seekers.

'Lazarus Rising takes us through the life and motivations of John Howard, and through the forces which have changed and shaped both him and the country he led for 11 years.' (From the publisher's website.)

2012 longlisted National Biography Award
2011 longlisted Walkley Award Best Non-Fiction Book
2011 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year
2011 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Biography of the Year
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