Gillian Whitlock

Gillian Whitlock reviews 'Faith: Faith Bandler, gentle activist' by Marilyn Lake

October 2002, no. 245 01 October 2002
Gillian Whitlock reviews 'Faith: Faith Bandler, gentle activist' by Marilyn Lake
I came to this book after reading Don Watson’s biography of Paul Keating. On the cover of Recollections of a Bleeding Heart, Keating is seen through a window frame, head bent, reading engrossedly, shirt sleeves rolled up – a remote and distant figure. He is seemingly careless of the attention of his photographer, and biographer; a recalcitrant subject. The contrast with Faith could hardly be ... (read more)