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Steve Bracks

A Premier's State (Large Print 16pt)

  • Format: Largeprint - Paperback
  • Released: 16 April 2013
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant, LLC
  • ISBN: 9781459661974-POD
  • Category: Large Print Books Non-fiction Biographies
  • Availability: A print-on-demand title (usually dispatched within 14 days)
  • Our Price: 24.99
  • Format(inches): 10x7
  • Format(mm): 254x178
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • Product Weight: 759gm
  • Publisher Statement: large type edition
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'In May 1994, while I was going through pre - selection for the seat of Williamstown, I sat down at my desk at home and I wrote a note. I was thirty - nine years old and in that note I mapped out what I hoped would happen in my life.' By the time he was forty - eight, Steve Bracks had achieved the goal he'd set himself nine years earlier. He was premier of Victoria. In A Premier's State he reflects on his ambition to make a difference, and how he reached his goal. He talks about his early childhood growing up in a conservative but impassioned family that supported the Democratic Labor Party, and about his gradual evolution from left - wing university radical to pragmatic centre - left premier. He reveals for the first time the background to his decision to take the party's leadership from his friend John Brumby in 1999 - then to hand it back to John in 2007 when he sensationally resigned from office. He gives insights into how to run a successful government and how to manage the factions, and talks about everything from the impact of public life on his family, to forming minority government with independents.

 

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