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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Ruby Blues
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'In Campaign Ruby, Ruby managed to get:

1. drunk

2. the leader of the Opposition elected

3. Luke

'Now that the balloons from the election night party have sagged, as well as the electorate's enthusiasm for the new PM, Ruby is battling political and personal spot fires. She has a whole new To Do list scrunched up at the bottom of her Prada handbag.

1. Screw things up with Luke

2. Turn 30

3. Deal with hormonal pregnant lesbian aunt

4. And an imploding government

5. Avoid killing peppy intern

6. Attend party after waxing accident

7. Cosy up to Pretty Boy

7a. Complicate things with Luke

8. Save the government from itself

9. Figure out who the hell she is

10. And who she wants'

(From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 7650251345109734398.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 330p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 31 October 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921758560 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Prophet Turns to Profit Samantha Selinger-Morris , 2012 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 8 January 2012; (p. 6)
Third Age : Put Me through to a Real Person Shirley Stott-Despoja , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 382 2011; (p. 18)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-25 December 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 3 December 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel ; The Magic of It Michael Wilding , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Katharine England , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 November 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Hot Talk and Political Grabs Charlotte Harper , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 October 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
A Funny Thing about Politics Blanche Clark , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 - 30 October 2011; (p. 20)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Bookshop Lucy Sussex , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 6 November 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel ; Into the Unknown : The Tormented Life and Expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt John Bailey , 2012 single work biography
Who Is Ruby? There's the Rudd Joy Lawn , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5 - 6 November 2011; (p. 20)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Chick Lit Stephanie Pegler , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 November 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Ruby Blues Jessica Rudd , 2011 single work novel
Rudd's Novel Can't Be Real : The PM is a Bloke Rosanne Barrett , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 October 2011; (p. 3)
Rudd Sees Red over Ruby Error Tristan Swanwick , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 October 2011; (p. 35)
Rudd Channels Politics Again Caroline Overington , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 26 October 2011; (p. 3)
Rudd's New Political Gem Pure Fiction Judith Ireland , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 November 2011; (p. 7)
Rudd's Ruby Revives Her Political Mojo Judith Ireland , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2011; (p. 3)
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