Among the Chosen: The Life Story of Pat Giles (Paperback)
The Life Story of Pat Giles
Fremantle Press, 9781921696022, 288pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2010
Spotlighting a woman who was strongly dedicated to improving the lives of the disadvantaged, this biography celebrates the accomplishments of Pat Giles. Her entrance into Parliament as a Labor politician is reviewed, acknowledging that she came on board not as a raw recruit but as an experienced trade unionist, policymaker, feminist campaigner, and grassroots activist. This account reveals a woman whose determination never faltered and whose work ethic never flagged, telling the story of an activist working from within the established order to effect social change.
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"This well-written biography of Pat Giles is a reminder that in the midst of the self-servers and crazies there is always a group of committed politicians whose ambition is to make the world a better place and help their fellow human beings." Sydney Morning Herald