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Faction man : Bill Shorten's path to power

Author: David Marr
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : Black Inc., 2015.
Series: Quarterly Essay, issue 59; Quarterly Essay (Melbourne, Vic.), 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The top job is within Bill Shorten's grasp. But who is he? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and lead the country? In this essay, David Marr traces the hidden career of a Labor warrior. He shows how a brilliant recruiter and formidable campaigner mastered first the unions and then the party. Marr presents a man willing to deal with his enemies and shift  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Bill Shorten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Marr
ISBN: 1863957537 9781863957533
OCLC Number: 921134750
Notes: Cover title.
Performer(s): Includes correspondence concerning the essay Blood Year, from Hugh White, Jim Molan, Waleed Aly, Paul McGeough, Audrey Kurth Cronin, Martin Chulov, James Brown, Clive Kessler, David Kilcullen.
Description: 153 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Quarterly Essay, issue 59; Quarterly Essay (Melbourne, Vic.), 59.
Other Titles: Bill Shorten's path to power
Responsibility: David Marr.

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The top job is within Bill Shorten's grasp. But who is he? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and lead the country? In this essay, David Marr traces the hidden career of a Labor warrior. He shows how a brilliant recruiter and formidable campaigner mastered first the unions and then the party. Marr presents a man willing to deal with his enemies and shift his allegiances, whose ambition to lead has been fixed since childhood.

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