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Main Title: The battle for Bennelong : the adventures of Maxine McKew, aged 50 something / Margot Saville. Book Cover
Author: Saville, Margot.
Imprint: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2007.
Collation: pbk ; 20 cm. ix, 182 p. :
Summary: Follows Maxine McKew on the campaign trail.
Subject: McKew, Maxine.
Australian Labor Party
Politics and Government - Australia
Bennelong (NSW : Federal electorate)
ISBN: 9780522854428 (pbk.)
The battle for the seat of Bennelong in the 2007 federal election is shaping up as one of the more interesting contests the political landscape has witnessed in a while. In one corner is the rookie candidate, respected former ABC journalist Maxine McKew. In the other is John Howard, the most experienced politician in the country. The battle is one between David and Goliath; the prize is the opportunity to determine the future of Australia. Journalist Margot Saville hits the campaign trail with Maxine, indulging Maxine's obsession with dim sum, watches her draw yet another raffle, and dance excitedly at the Granny Smith Festival. In a tight contest against John Howard fought on issues such as the economy, WorkChoices and succession plans, did Maxine's dancing affect her primary vote?
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 320.072 MCK SAV Available