The Resource Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett

Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett

Label
Big blue sky : a memoir
Title
Big blue sky
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Peter Garrett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives. From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early interest in equality and justice; from the height of 1960s culture shock at ANU to fronting iconic Australian band Midnight Oil; from his time as a galvanising activist for the environment to being the only unaligned Cabinet minister in two Labor governments, Garrett has an extraordinary story to tell. He writes movingly about his lifelong mission to protect the environment and his connection with Aboriginal people, about his love for his family and his passion for our country: what it means to him and what it can become. Provocative, entertaining, impassioned and inspiring, this memoir goes to the heart and soul of a remarkable Australian and raises questions crucial to us all
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
324.2092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett
Label
Big blue sky : a memoir, Peter Garrett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Includes index. -From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to the devastating early loss of his parents; from the height of 1960s culture shock at ANU to fronting iconic Australian band Midnight Oil; from his time as a galvanising activist for the environment to being the only unaligned Cabinet Minister in two Labor governments, Garrett has an extraordinary story to tell..
Control code
16117380
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
448 pages, 48 pages of plates
Isbn
9781760110413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3749458
  • (OCoLC)925763766
  • 16117380
  • (OCoLC)908128813
  • (AuCNLKIN)000055265386
  • (Nz)16117380

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