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Come the revolution : a memoir

Author: Alex Mitchell
Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many know Alex Mitchell as a political journalist. Few know that he was also a revolutionary. This revealing memoir is a rollicking tale of chain-smoking newspapermen, unionists and revolutionaries, crooked cops and corrupt politicians, spies and dictators; made real by the struggles of ordinary working people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitchell, Alex.
Come the revolution.
Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011
(OCoLC)759568765
Named Person: Alex Mitchell; Alex Mitchell
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Mitchell
ISBN: 9781742245744 1742245749 9781742241074 1742241077
OCLC Number: 772467055
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 536 pages [32] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Author's note; Acknowledgements; Prologue; A Cadet on the Townsville Bulletin ; Going outback:The Mount Isa Mail; On Murdoch's Sydney paper ; View from the Canberra Press Gallery ; Waking up in Swinging London ; Halcyon Days at the Sunday Times; Chance to be a War Correspondent; Exit from Thomson House ; Tales of Jerome D Hoffman ; The Man Who Stole Uganda ; Introduction to Leon Trotsky ; Life of the Party ; The Revival of Trotskyism ; The State within the State ; Police Raid on the Red House ; How the GPU M urdered Trotsky; Opening Doors to the Arab World. High Court --
High Farce Comrades Vanessa and Corin ; Ambassador at Large ; Faith, Hope and Charity ; The Political Fallout Begins ; Breaking the Faith ; The WRP Implodes ; Decision Time ; On Reflection ; Notes ; Select Bibliography ; Index.
Responsibility: Alex Mitchell.

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Many know Alex Mitchell as a political journalist. Few know that he was also a revolutionary. This revealing memoir is a rollicking tale of chain-smoking newspapermen, unionists and revolutionaries, crooked cops and corrupt politicians, spies and dictators; made real by the struggles of ordinary working people.

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