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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Sheer Madness : Sex, Lies and Politics
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'Sheer Madness: Sex, Lies and Politics explodes off the page with honesty and humour.

'Jan Murray - known to millions of Australians as the Cabinet Minister's wife who rocked the nation with her cheeky 60 Minutes revelation of having sex on his desk - now goes hell-for-leather to tell her story.

'A deaf-eared kid from a working-class family who left school at fourteen, Jan married her teenage heart-throb and had five children by the age of twenty eight. She discovered feminism in her thirties, studied for a university degree, became a Canberra political insider, ran a successful PR company, and mixed it with princes, presidents and pop stars before, devastatingly, hitting the wall.

'Hers is a story that packs a mighty punch; sometimes biting and often enlightening but always entertaining!'

Source: Mosman City Council website,
Sighted: 13/04/2010

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Mira Books , 2010 .
      Alternative title: Jan Murray : A Memoir
      Extent: 366p., [8]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), facsim., ports
      ISBN: 9781921685637 (pbk.)
Last amended 13 Apr 2010 14:40:59