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A thinking reed.

Author: Barry O Jones
Publisher: Allen & Unwin 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of Barry Jones, an Australian polymath, a passionate advocate for Australia, a politician held in great affection by all sides of politics - now in paperback. From quiz kid to Australian Minister for Science, from frustrated school teacher to Nat.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Barry Jones; Barry O Jones
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry O Jones
ISBN: 9781741765595 1741765595 128209100X 9781282091009
OCLC Number: 731330561
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Foreword --
Contents --
Illustrations --
Overture: 'An abundant life . . .' --
1 Family --
2 Childhood --
3 Death Penalty --
4 Quiz Show --
5 Fifty Years Hard Labor --
6 Faces --
7 'Bump Me Into Parliament' --
8 Life of My Mind --
9 Sleepers, Wake! --
10 Inside the Hawke Government --
11 Ministering to Science --
12 Backbench Explorations --
13 Beliefs --
14 'The Third Age' --
15 Years of Exile: 1979, 1989, 2001 --
Afterword --
'The Second Coming' --
Lists --
Blbliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.

Abstract:

The life of Barry Jones, an Australian polymath, a passionate advocate for Australia, a politician held in great affection by all sides of politics - now in paperback. From quiz kid to Australian Minister for Science, from frustrated school teacher to Nat.

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