My Vice-regal Life
Diaries 1978 to 1982Book - 2017
"Sunday, 8 January 1978 I have decided to keep a diary during Zelman's term of office as Governor-General. I am pleased, because I forget so much and the re-reading of a sentence brings whole occasions, scenes, and otherwise forgotten things, vividly back to mind... And so begins an extraordinary record of the life of a Governor-General's wife. Lady Anna Cowen's edited diaries capture the day-to-day life?the wardrobe fittings, the running of an enormous household?as well as the pomp and circumstance of vice-regal duties during the term Sir Zelman Cowen, the 'healing Governor-General', served after the dismissal by Sir John Kerr of the Whitlam government."--Dust jacket gate fold.
Publisher: Carlton, VIC, Meigunyah Press,, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 361 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 25 cm.