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Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 A Certain Grandeur : Gough Whitlam in Politics
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'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.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Macmillan , 1977 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: xiii, 429p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography: p.415-420.
      ISBN: 0333230019
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1987 .
      Extent: xxv, 430p.p.
      Edition info: New. ed. (inc. new introduction and appendix)
      ISBN: 9780140100495, 0140100490

Works about this Work

Too Inspissated, Too Dithyrambic Jenny Hocking , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 314 2009; (p. 16, 18)

— Review of A Certain Grandeur : Gough Whitlam in Politics Graham Freudenberg , 1977 single work biography
Too Inspissated, Too Dithyrambic Jenny Hocking , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 314 2009; (p. 16, 18)

— Review of A Certain Grandeur : Gough Whitlam in Politics Graham Freudenberg , 1977 single work biography
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