Historical information

Documents Haylen's disappointment with the ALP and parliament. He was particularly unhappy with the right wing of the party. Haylen was a federal parliamentarian in the 1940s. He also had a career as a writer and journalist.

Significance

First hand - political, autobiographical.

Physical description

Book; 212 pages. Dust jacket: yellow background; red and black photographs of former ALP leaders (e.g. Curtin, Whitlam, Calwell); red and white lettering; author's name and title. Cover: red; gold lettering; author's name and title on spine.

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed in pencil: "Shop 11, Political 14".