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Troy Bramston on Bob Hawke

Fri 9 Sep, 10.30am

Bob Hawke: Demons and Destiny is the definitive new biography of the former prime minister who shaped modern Australia. Drawing from exclusive interviews with Hawke – the last he gave – and never-before-seen personal papers, it brings fresh and unvarnished perspective to his ambitions, triumphs and failures, serving as ‘a reminder that all of us are made from crooked timber, and that the lives of our heroes are rarely unblemished’ (Sydney Morning Herald). Hear from its award-winning author, Troy Bramston, as he shares insight into the life and legacy of the country’s longest-serving Labor leader, in conversation with Patrick Mullins.


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