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Political Animal: The making of Tony Abbott

Awards for Political Animal

  • Winner, 2013 John Button Prize

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About the author

David Marr

David Marr’s books include Patrick White: A Life, The High Price of Heaven, Dark Victory (with Marian Wilkinson), Panic, My Country and six best-selling Quarterly Essays. He has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, …

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Praise for Political Animal

‘This is no character assassination. Marr is not afraid to praise Abbott in places and respects his political skills and intelligence.’ —Michael McGuire, The Advertiser

‘David Marr is as brilliant a biographer and journalist as this country has produced.’ —Peter Craven, Australian Spectator

‘If you want to hit a man where it hurts, hit him in the groin. David Marr doesn’t miss in his Quarterly Essay profile.’ —Chris Wallace, Canberra Times

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