Public Life, Private Grief: A Memoir of Political Life and Loss


This book is a love story, a political memoir, a parallel journey into and through grief and loss. It goes inside Cabinet and inside the heart. It wonders why we don't make enough room in our lives for death. A Minister and a mother loses her mate, almost loses her mind. Mary Delahunty is a celebrity journalist elected to Parliament, sparkling in the breathless publicity of an ALP ‘Star recruit'. In under a year the party wins the election Jeff Kennett couldn't lose and she is thrust, with her startled new colleagues, into Government. Dubbed a team ‘on training wheels' the Bracks' government sets about restoring services to a Victoria brittle with anger. MD becomes Minister for Education and the Arts. The fairy read more

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ISBN:

9781740668583

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2010

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mary Delahunty