Shitstorm

Shitstorm : Inside Labor's Darkest Days

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From respected journalists Lenore Taylor and David Uren comes the inside story of the Rudd government's first term in office. It is a tenure that will be forever defined by the global financial crisis, or - to use the Prime Minster's term - the 'shitstorm' that engulfed the nation and the world. Taylor and Uren uncover the challenges Kevin Rudd and his team faced, and through a study of their tactics and approaches, assemble a picture of a rookie government that is at once surprising and revealing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 24mm | 997.9g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522857299
  • 9780522857290
  • 718,906

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"A well written recent political history of Australia." --"Newcastle Herald"show more

About Lenore Taylor

Lenore Taylor is an award-winning political journalist who has covered federal politics for twenty-two years. She is now national affairs correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and a regular commentator on radio and television, including the ABC's Insiders program. David Uren covered the global financial crisis as the economics correspondent for The Australian. He has thirty-five years of experience in economic journalism and has been working from the Canberra Press Gallery since 2004.show more

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