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Essays, Speeches & Ideas

Noel Pearson



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Black Inc
30 November 2021
With clarity and passion, Pearson inspires readers to see difficult and controversial issues in new ways.

Mission traces a life of politics, ideas and inspiring words.

Whether he is recalling his boyhood in Hope Vale, Queensland, making the case for Indigenous recognition, or evoking a reconciled, multicultural Australia, Noel Pearson confirms he is one of Australia's most powerful and influential thinkers - and an extraordinary writer.

Mission selects the best of Pearson's work to date. There are indelible portraits of political leaders seen close up - Keating, Rudd, Whitlam, Turnbull and more. There is Pearson's brilliant exploration of a Voice to Parliament, which led eventually to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. And there are acute analyses - of passive welfare; of the fate of the Labor Party; of identity politics, good and bad; and of education and the role of a great teacher.

The volume also contains a remarkable new extended title essay, in which Pearson reflects on his life and work so far.

Mission is honest, provocative and utterly original.
By:   Noel Pearson
Imprint:   Black Inc
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 242mm,  Width: 166mm,  Spine: 52mm
Weight:   996g
ISBN:   9781760643157
ISBN 10:   1760643157
Pages:   576
Publication Date:   30 November 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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