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Brief lives / Peter Ryan
Bib ID 3292614
Format BookBook
Author
Ryan, Peter, 1923-
 
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Description Potts Point, N.S.W.. : Duffy and Snellgrove, 2004 
185 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0975192140
9780975192146
Summary

A collection of brief biographies. Ryan provides a book of his memories of his friends, including Prime Minister Ben Chifley, poet A.D. Hope, politician Paul Hasluck, scientist Mac Ball and writer Cyril Pearl.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Introduction 1
  • Cyril Pearl 5
  • Allan Fleming 24
  • AlfConlon 28
  • Mac Burnet 62
  • 'Papa' Singin 74
  • Ben Chifley 84
  • Paul Hasluck 91
  • Doctor Frank 105
  • 'Blue' Steward 109
 
Notes

Cover subtitle: Biographical glimpses of Ben Chifley, Paul Hasluck, AD Hope and others.

Subjects Chifley, J. B. - (Joseph Benedict), - 1885-1951.  |  Hasluck, Paul - Sir, - 1905-1993.  |  Hope, A. D. - (Alec Derwent), - 1907-2000.  |  Statesmen - Australia - Biography.  |  Poets, Australian - Biography.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1945- - Biography.
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Brief lives : biographical glimpses of Ben Chifley, Paul Hasluck, A D Hope and others.

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NL 994.040922 R989
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