Life with Gough (Hardback)Barry Cohen (author)
Hardback Published: 01/07/1996
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Revered and reviled, Gough Whitlam and his works have been part of public life for more than a generation. Here, from friends, foes and innocent bystanders, is the best of the vast horde of Gough stories, authentic and apocryphal, infuriatingly high falutin and risque, deliciously self-mocking and uproariously funny. With the help of some of our best cartoonists, Life With Gough presents a larger-than-life Australian - a tall poppy of most variegated hue...'Here is an agreeable and welcome mix of irreverence, wit and absurdity. Here is captured some of the moods and interests that had tenancy in the Whitlam mind - the imperious, the classical, the historical, the rompish, the waggish and the outrageously provocative.' James Killen 'Like most of Barry Cohen's contributions, this is a lively, frequently irreverent and always amusing read. The Hon. John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia 'Anyone who has ever struggled to suppress mirth during a church service understands the pleasure to be found in sharing Barry Cohen's witty, irreverent but affectionate anecdotes. Don't tell Gough.' The Hon. Kim Beazley MP,
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions: 195 x 130 mm
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