Author(s): Garrett, Peter
Peter Garrett’s existence has been totally and passionately lived. A person of boundless power, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already accomplished sufficient to fill a number of lives. From his idyllic early life rising up within the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early t in equality and justice from the peak of 1960s tradition surprise at ANU to fronting iconic Australian band Midnight Oil from his time as a galvanising activist for the surroundings to being the one unaligned Cabinet minister in two Labor governments, Garrett has an odd tale to inform. He writes movingly about his lifelong undertaking to give protection to the surroundings and his reference to Aboriginal other people, about his love for his circle of relatives and his pastime for our nation: what it way to him and what it could transform. Provocative, entertaining, impassioned and galvanizing, this memoir is going to the guts and soul of a outstanding Australian and raises questions a very powerful to us all.