Kerryn & Jackie: The Shared Life of Kerryn Phelps and Jackie Stricker

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Allen & Unwin, 2002 - Australian Medical Association - 246 pages
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Now in paperback and with a new chapter covering events since the first book's publication. This is the story of Kerryn Phelps, head of the Australian Medical Association, and her remarkable and very public marriage to Jackie Stricker.
 

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This is a potentially important portrayal of a professional woman and her same-sex partner breaking through the glass ceiling in socially conservative Australia. Regrettably it shows all the signs of ... Read full review

Contents

As the twig is bent Kerryn
1
As the twig is bent Jackie
13
Medicine marriage and motherhood Kerryn
25
Endings and beginningsJackie
33
Endings and beginnings Kerryn
37
Kismet
49
Do you take this woman?
59
Ready or not
75
TheBrady Bunchdisintegrates 12 3
123
Coming home
135
The politics of medicine
143
Going federal
151
Things that crawl out of the woodwork
163
Soldiering on
173
A new life 2 11
215
The power ofus
221

Crossing the line
91
In sickness and in health
113
Postscript
234
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Susan Mitchell is the author of nine best-selling books of non-fiction, including

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