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1 1 y separately published work icon My Vice-Regal Life: Diaries 1978 to 1982 Anna (Lady) Cowen , Carlton : Miegunyah Press , 2017 11862580 2017 single work diary

'Sunday, 8 January 1978 

'I have decided to keep a diary during Zelman's term of office as Governor-General. I am pleased, because I forget so much and the re-reading of a sentence brings whole occasions, scenes, and otherwise forgotten things, vividly back to mind... '

'And so begins an extraordinary record of the life of a Governor-General's wife. Lady Anna Cowen's edited diaries capture the day-to-day life-the wardrobe fittings, the running of an enormous household-as well as the pomp and circumstance of vice-regal duties during the term Sir Zelman Cowen, the 'healing Governor-General', served after the dismissal by Sir John Kerr of the Whitlam government. ' (Introduction)

1 Sir Zelman Cowen Memorial Service Oxford Anna (Lady) Cowen , 2012 single work obituary (for Zelman Cowen )
— Appears in: Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal , November vol. 21 no. 1 2012; (p. 5-7)
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