Australian Left Review

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Profile: Barry Jones


Kitty Eggerking


To be great is to be misunderstood. Ralph Waldo Emerson wanted this aphorism applied to “every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh". Now, it may be stretching credibility too far to eulogise Barry Owen Jones - lawyer, teacher, politician and BP Pick-a-Box superstar- as 'pure' or even 'wise', but he certainly has the tinge of greatness and more than his share of misunderstanding.



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