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The Costello Memoirs by Peter Coleman
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The Costello Memoirs

by Peter Coleman

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0522855822, Hardcover)

The fiscally conservative and socially progressive Peter Costello is Australia's longest-serving treasurer—from 1994 to 2007—and in his political memoirs he reflects on the role of his political party, his more than 30 years of service to the Liberal cause, and his possible future role in politics. Costello was the architect of the goods-and-service tax that helped eliminate public-sector debt and a supporter the referendum suggesting that Australia become a republic. As deputy leader of the Liberal Party for more than a decade, he worked with significant Liberal leaders including John Howard, Alexander Downer, John Hewson, and Andrew Peacock. This invaluable narrative that combines a first-person memoir with a third-person perspective offers insight into a successful partnership with John Howard, which led to four election victories and the longest period of economic prosperity in Australian history.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:03 -0400)

"This book is Peter Costello's memoirs, including some of his childhood and education years, but focussing mainly on his career in parliament, particularly his terms as Federal Treasurer. It covers details of political happenings in Australia throughout this period, details of his job, decisions that were made, events that took place, and, finally, details of the 2007 federal election."--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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