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Robert J. Hawke

(1983)
A Biography
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PROD LAUNCH/PROG MEET 5/12/84 AGREED--4000(INC PENG.AUST.)X72PX$4.95. B FORMAT.448PP.OFFSET PENG.AUST EDITION. REFORMS, BECOMING A FOLK HERO & THE FIRST MOST POPULAR AUSTRALIAN OF HIS TIME. IN THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION HE LED THE WORKERS OF WESTERNS WORLD IN OPPOSITION TO ATMOSPHERIC TESTING OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE PACIFIC, AND WAS ACCLAIMED AS A FIGHTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS - AND, CHAMPION OF HIS GREAT LOVE, ISRAEL.HAWKE'S DEVOTION OT ISRAEL NEARLY DESTROYED HIS CAREER. WHILE HE WAS PRESIDENT OF THE ALP HE SOUGHT TO HEAL ITS WOUNDS AFTER THE SACKING OF THE WHITLAM GOVERNMENT - AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS UNION LEADER HE HELD BACK POTENTIALLYV VIOLENT INDUSTRIAL ACTION OVER HIS MOST DIVISIVE ISSUE. THOSE WHO READ THIS BIOGRAPHY WILL COME TO KNOW HAWKE INTIMATELY. A FINE WRITER, BLANCHE D'ALPUGET'S SENSITIVITY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHT ILLUMINATE THIS COMPLEX AND ENIGMATIC MAN - A MAN WHOSE GREATEST CHALLENGES STILL LIE AHEAD.

    

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Hardback Editions

September 1983 : Australia Hardback
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Title: Robert Hawke
Author(s): Blanche D'Alpuget
ISBN: 0-86753-001-4 / 978-0-86753-001-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Lansdowne Pr
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Paperback Editions

1992 : Australia Paperback

Title: Robert J Hawke
Author(s): Blanche D'Alpuget
ISBN: 1-86330-376-6 / 978-1-86330-376-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
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October 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Robert J.Hawke: A Biography
Author(s): Blanche D'Alpuget
ISBN: 0-14-007654-9 / 978-0-14-007654-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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