JOH by Hugh Lunn

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The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen

by Hugh Lunn

University of Queensland Press, 1978 [First Edition], ISBN 0702212164, black and white photographic plates, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, minor rubbing to edges, dust-jacket shows minor edge and shelf wear, otherwise near fine condition, (see photographs)

"How did an obscure peanut farmer with little formal schooling become one of Australia's most powerful and controversial politicians?
The amazing career of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland, has shocked and surprised many, winning him the praise of supporters and attracting the derision of critics.  Hugh Lunn shows why some revere him as a saviour, why some see him as a national joke, and why others have tried to assassinate him.  As a tough and single-minded organiser he's been able to wield a political club not only in Queensland but also throughout Australia and even internationally."

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