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Life Lines: Politics and Health 1986-1988

Currie, Edwina

ISBN 10: 0283999209 / ISBN 13: 9780283999208
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1989
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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xi, 291p., [12]p. of plates: ill., ports.; 24 cm. Map. Chronology. Index. This personal account covers the health of the British people between 1986 and 1988, politics, insights into the workings of the Whitehall machine and a look at the minds of mandarins and their ministers. Edwina Currie also reveals her thoughts on her period in office, during the challenges and crises on subjects from AIDS to breast cancer, from welfare to woolly hats, aiming to show what it was like to be a minister in the Thatcher government and how policy is really made. It will be of interest to anyone concerned about health-their own, that of their friends and family, and that of the nation-and to those who are intrigued by the phenomenon of Edwina Currie herself. Bookseller Inventory # 61359

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Title: Life Lines: Politics and Health 1986-1988

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, London

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: Presumed first edition/first printing.

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This personal account covers the health of the British people between 1986 and 1988, politics, insights into the workings of the Whitehall machine and a look at the minds of mandarins and their ministers. Edwina Currie also reveals her thoughts on her period in office, during the challenges and crises on subjects from AIDS to breast cancer, from welfare to woolly hats, aiming to show what it was like to be a minister in the Thatcher government and how policy is really made. It will be of interest to anyone concerned about health - their own, that of their friends and family, and that of the nation - and to those who are intrigued by the phenomenon of Edwina Currie herself.

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