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    • Last Man Standing

    • Memoirs of a Political Survivor
    • By: Jack Straw
    • Narrated by: Jack Straw
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    As a small boy in Epping Forest, Jack Straw could never have imagined that one day he would become Britain's Lord Chancellor. As one of five children of divorced parents, he was bright enough to get a scholarship to a direct-grant school, but spent his holidays as a plumbers' mate for his uncles to bring in some much-needed extra income. Yet he spent 13 years and 11 days in government, including long and influential spells as Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary. This is the story of how he got there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting inside view

    • By Kirsty on 16-10-13

    Regular price: £24.99