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Up from the Mission: Selected Writings

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Noel Pearson

Noel Pearson is the founder and director of the Cape York Partnership, and the author of Up From the Mission, two Quarterly Essays and many essays, articles and speeches.

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Praise for Up from the Mission

‘Noel Pearson is, I suspect, an historic figure … Up From the Mission is the most engaging book on Australian politics I have read since Mark Latham’s diaries.’ —Martin Flanagan, The Age


Up from the Mission is among the most relentless and exciting work I have read in recent years … Pearson’s analysis is blisteringly compelling’ —Waleed Aly, The Sunday Age


‘Pearson is a master of the essay as a literary form … [Up from the Mission] is a serious contribution to Australian letters’ –Peter Sutton, Monthly


‘Noel Pearson is the most influential intellectual in Australia’ —John Hirst, Australian Literary Review


‘Noel Pearson is the best political and social essayist in the country’ —Michael Gawenda, Crikey


‘A powerhouse of a book’ —Jon Altman, Australian Book Review


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