Historical information

Biographical work: tells the story of Bob Hawke's parliamentary career from 1983 to 1992. Bob Hawke has been a Rhodes Scholar, ACTU President and Prime Minister of Australia.

Significance

The book is relevant to Australian political and Labor history. Hawke was an advocate for social and economic reform. The author, Blanche d'Alpuget, is Hawke's spouse.

Physical description

Paper; book. Front cover: white background; black and white photo of Bob Hawke; black and gold lettering.

Inscriptions & markings

Front cover: author's name and title.