Author(s): Jenny Hocking
In her award-winning biography of Gough Whitlam, Jenny Hocking first revealed the astonishing secret story of the planning, the people and the collusion behind the removal of Gough Whitlam. Now Hocking brings together this hidden historyandmdash;a mixture of the unknown, the overlooked and the clandestineandmdash;to write a political thriller: the story you were never meant to know.
Jenny Hocking has written extensively on Australian politics and the dismissal of the Whitlam government and is best known for her meticulous research and narrative flair in her acclaimed political biographiesandmdash;of Lionel Murphy, Frank Hardy and, most recently, her two-volume biography of Gough Whitlam (Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History and Gough Whitlam: His Time). Professor Hocking is Research Professor and ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA) Fellow in the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University.