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Graham Freudenberg Graham Freudenberg i(A78046 works by)
Born: Established: 12 May 1934 Brisbane, Queensland, ; Died: Ceased: 26 Jul 2019 Bribie Island, Caboolture area, Brisbane Outer North, Brisbane, Queensland,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Graham Freudenberg was a journalist, author and speechwriter for the Australian Labor Party. 

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Freudenberg's Churchill and Australia was shortlisted for both the 2008 Colin Roderick Award and the 2008 Western Australian Premier's Book Award.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon A Certain Grandeur : Gough Whitlam in Politics South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1977 Z1065631 1977 single work biography

'Graham Freudenberg's inside account of Gough Whitlam's political rise and fall is one of the great classics of Australian political writing. From his position as Gough's speechwriter and confidant, just out of the spotlight of history, Freudenberg was an eyewitness to Gough's spectacular rise and fall, which he documents with compelling drama. But A Certain Grandeur's most significant achievement is to capture so vividly the character of the man - dictatorial, petulant, erudite, revolutionary.

'This new edition has been updated to include the Labor Party's regeneration following the Dismissal, and to lay to rest myths about Gough and his government's achievements that have prevailed in the three decades since, including those surrounding what has become one of the most controversial legacies: East Timor.' (From the publisher's website, 2009 rev.ed.)

1977 winner The Age Book of the Year Award Book of the Year
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