The Resource Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett

Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett

Label
Big blue sky : a memoir
Title
Big blue sky
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Peter Garrett
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The provocative, entertaining, impassioned and inspiring memoir of Midnight Oil frontman, environmental activist and politician - a truly remarkable Australian. Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives...From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early interest in equality and justice; from the height of 1960s culture shock at ANU to fronting iconic Australian band Midnight Oil; from his time as a galvanising activist for the environment to being the only unaligned Cabinet minister in two Labor governments, Garrett has an extraordinary story to tell...He writes movingly about his lifelong mission to protect the environment and his connection with Aboriginal people, about his love for his family and his passion for our country: what it means to him and what it can become...Provocative, entertaining, impassioned and inspiring, this memoir goes to the heart and soul of a remarkable Australian and raises questions crucial to us all
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
324.2092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett
Label
Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn961214703
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
448 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760294199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)961214703

Library Locations

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