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Confessions of a Faceless Man: Inside Campaign 2010

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Written by the head of the Australian Workers’ Union, a man accused of removing Kevin Rudd from office and installing Julia Gillard as Prime Minister, this insider's account reveals the astonishing details of the Labor Party’s campaign. With details on a day-to-day basis, this work illustrates how the 2010 Australian federal election campaign had more twists, conspiracies, ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Melbourne University Publishing (first published November 1st 2010)
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Pete
Mar 13, 2012 Pete rated it liked it
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Confessions of a Faceless Man (2010) by Paul Howes is an odd but interesting book. The book is largely an account of the 2010 Australian Federal election and is based on Howes’ diary. Howes is very likely to wind up in an Australian government in future so the book is well worth perusing for a taste of the future.
The book starts off with Howes giving his account of the removal of Kevin Rudd. Here Howes goes into detail about what he thinks of Rudd and how he managed his government. It is not com
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Trevor Hall
Aug 23, 2011 Trevor Hall rated it it was ok
I was greatly disappointed by Howes' work. The articulation of his arguments is of poor quality and his extreme hatred for other human beings (particularly Latham & Rudd)overshadows the message he is trying to give. With regard to boat people, he repeatedly argues that they should be allowed to enter, yet fails to explain how he would deal with boat after boat as the demand for a safe haven grew. And mentioning the word 'repeatedly', he repeats his arguments just too many times, as well as ...more
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Very interesting story of the 2010 Australian elections from Labour behind the scenes activist.
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