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Pull no punches : memoir of a political survivor / Judith Collins.

By: Collins, Judith, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales ; Auckland, New Zealand : Allen & Unwin, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: ISBN: 1988547512; 9781988547510.Subject(s): Collins, Judith, 1959- | New Zealand Natonal Party -- Biography | Women politicians -- New Zealand -- Biography | Politicians -- New Zealand -- Biography | Women lawyers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Lawyers -- New Zealand -- BiographyGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 993.041 COL Summary: The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of politics. The youngest daughter of older parents, Judith Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for Class President. She won. After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit, John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans. Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals the truth behind what it is like to survive - and thrive - as a senior female politician for two decades. Publisher's description.
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A candid and revealing memoir from one of politics' great survivors - National MP, Judith Collins.

The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of politics. The youngest daughter of older parents, Judith Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for Class President. She won. After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit, John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans. Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals the truth behind what it is like to survive - and thrive - as a senior female politician for two decades. Publisher's description.