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The Costello Memoirs

The Costello Memoirs( )
Author: Costello, Peter
Coleman, Peter
ISBN:978-0-522-85582-1
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Melbourne University Publishing
Imprint:Melbourne University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $54.99
Book Description:

The fiscally conservative and socially progressive Peter Costello is Australia's longest-serving treasurer--from 1994 to 2007--and in his political memoirs he reflects on the role of his political party, his more than 30 years of service to the Liberal cause, and his possible future role in politics. Costello was the architect of the goods-and-service tax that helped eliminate public-sector debt and a supporter the referendum suggesting...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 23.495 x 3.556 cm
Book Weight:0.705 Kilograms
Author Biography
Costello, Peter (Author)


Peter Coleman is an author and editor who has been made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia `for distinguished service to the print media industry as a noted editor, journalist, biographer and author┬┐. Coleman was the editor of Quadrant from 1967-1990, and wrote or co-wrote a number of books, including The Last Intellectuals: Essays on Writers and Politics (Quadrant Books); The Costello Memoirs (with Peter Costello, MUP), The Real Barry Humphries (Robson) and The Liberal Conspiracy: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Struggle for the Mind of Postwar Europe.

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