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'Malcolm Fraser is one of the most interesting and possibly most misunderstood of Australia's Prime Ministers. In this part memoir and part authorised biography, Fraser at the age of 79 years talks about his time in public life.

'From the Vietnam War to the Dismissal and his years as Prime Minister, through to his concern in recent times for breaches in the Rule of Law and harsh treatment of refugees, Fraser emerges as an enduring liberal, constantly reinterpreting core values to meet the needs of changing times.

'Written in collaboration with journalist Margaret Simons, Malcolm Fraser's political memoirs trace the story of a shy boy who was raised to be seen and not heard, yet grew to become one of the most persistent, insistent and controversial political voices of our times.

'The book offers insight into Malcolm Fraser's substantial achievements. He was the first Australian politician to describe Australia's future as multicultural, and his federal government was the first to pass Aboriginal Land Rights and Freedom of Information legislation, also establishing the Human Rights Commission.

'After his parliamentary career, Fraser continued to be an important player in public life, playing a key role in persuading the USA Congress to impose sanctions on South Africa as part of the battle against apartheid. He was also the founding chair of CARE Australia, one of our largest aid agencies.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Miegunyah Press , 2010 .
      Extent: x, 853p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes:

        • A Note from the Narrator (pp. 1-7)
        • Prelude (pp. 8-12)
        • Notes (pp. 755-798)
        • Bibliography (pp.799-833)
        • Index (pp. 834-853)

      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 799-833).
      ISBN: 9780522855791 (hbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Miegunyah Press Series : Second Series Miegunyah Press (publisher), 1995- Z1014067 1995- series - publisher In 1995 The Miegunyah Press became a separate imprint of MUP, and its distinctive window logo appears on all books published in the second series. Titles in the second series include a colophon page at the end of the book that lists the book's editor and designer, the typeface used in the text, the paper on which it is printed, the name of the printer and the number of copies printed. (Adapted from the publisher's website: http://www.mup.unimelb.edu.au/Miegunyah.html) Number in series: 126

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Untitled R. K. Barnes , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 - 29 May 2011; (p. 15)
Untitled Paul Anthony , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 - 29 May 2011; (p. 15)
Untitled Simon Thompson , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 - 29 May 2011; (p. 15)
Untitled Shane Hughes , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 - 29 May 2011; (p. 15)
The Fraser Years: Dismissing in Action Joshua Rosner , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 March 2010; (p. 17)

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History Not Always Meant To Be Easy Mike Steketee , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 March 2010; (p. 22-23)

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Untitled Eliza Metcalfe , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 40)

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How the Liberal Became a Liberal Shaun Carney , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 May 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Malcolm Fraser : The Political Memoirs Malcolm Fraser , Margaret Simons , 2010 single work autobiography
Fraser Book Attacks Howard 'Mythology' Cameron Stewart , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 February 2010; (p. 8)
Fraser Dismisses Self-Praise and Praises Good Governance 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 5 March 2010; (p. 6)
Big Australian Tells a Big Story... Edwina Scott , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 March 2010; (p. 7)
A Certain Frame of Mind Philip Ayres , 2010 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 54 no. 12 2010; (p. 2)
Bargain Memories James Jeffrey , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 20 December 2010; (p. 11)
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