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The Rise and Rise of Kerry Packer by Paul…

The Rise and Rise of Kerry Packer (1993)

by Paul Barry

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"Originally released in 1993 when Packer was still alive"--Provided by publisher.



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Years before he even dreamed of death, Kerry Packer used to say that he had had a lot of luck, that it was the most important thing in life.
My grandfather went to the races and somebody dropped ten bob ... he put it on a horse and it won at twelve to one. He bought a ticket for Sydney and went into the newspaper industry and did quite well. That was where my family started from, ten bob on a racecourse. Kerry Packer - 1979
You only get one Alan Bond in your lifetime and I've had mine. Kerry Packer - 1987
I've been to the other side, and let me tell you son, there's fucking nothing there. Kerry Packer - October 1990
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