Curtin’s hand of friendship

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  • Published 20050906
  • ISBN: 9780733316715
  • Extent: 232 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

I was engaged in conversation with the Governor-General and his wife after the dinner when an elderly lady, apparently a friend of the Governor-General’s wife, sidled up to me and kindly said, “Mr Curtin, who you just met, is not a man who has received the regular especially high degree of education, but he is indeed a man of splendid character. Be sure to be friends with him.”

– Tatsuo Kawai

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Bob Wurth

Bob Wurth is a Brisbane writer with a long-time interest in Asia Pacific. His early journalistic career was in Sydney and Papua New Guinea.He...

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