Author: Anne Hogan.

A Labor legend and passionate fighter for those without a voice, Tom Burns earned the moniker of the ‘Battler’s Politician’.

Burns’ considerable political skill and knowledge were instrumental in steering Labor to historic victories in the 1972 federal election and the 1989 Queensland state election.

This political biography tells the tale of Burns’ resilience, loyalty and devotion to the working people of Australia, and details how he came to earn his ‘Battler’s Politician’ badge of honour.

372 pages.

15.24 x 2.13 x 22.86 cm