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Crump, Barry

Overview
Works: 111 works in 349 publications in 3 languages and 3,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Biography  Short stories, New Zealand  Humor  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, NZ823.2
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Most widely held works about Barry Crump
 
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Most widely held works by Barry Crump
Wild pork and watercress by Barry Crump( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ricky's beloved Aunt Bella dies and Social Welfare threatens to put him into care, the overweight Maori boy and cantankerous Uncle Hec flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. The impassable bush serves up perilous adventures, forcing the pair of misfits to use all their skills to survive hunger, wild pigs and the vicissitudes of the weather. Worse still are the authorities, determined to bring Ricky and Uncle Hec to justice. But despite the difficulties of life on the run, a bond of trust and love blossoms between the world-weary man and his withdrawn side-kick"--Publisher information
Hang on a minute mate by Barry Crump( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author writes once again of back-country life in New Zealand as he knows it, of men who turn their hand to any job
A good keen man by Barry Crump( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of legendary New Zealander Barry Crump's first novel, A Good Keen Man. Crump worked for many years as a government deer-culler and the book was the result of his collected experiences
Bastards I have met : an ABC of bastardry by Barry Crump( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC of Bastards, containing the descriptions of the 26 original Bastards from the 1971 edition, with eight more Bastards added later for the 1995 edition. Bastards range from Actual (Bastardus fairdinkumus), through Lazy, (Bastardus loafus) and Nasty (Bastardus notquiteniceus), to Literate (Bastardus bookwormus) and Stupid (Bastardus clottus)
Scrapwaggon by Barry Crump( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bumbling rogues, Dinny and Watcher, have a peaceful and profitable life as city dustmen, but Dinny's collection of miscellaneous rubbish in his back garden infuriates his prim suburban neighbours
A good keen girl by Barry Crump( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A good keen girl, that's what you need.' said Bert Shambles to Kersey Hooper, who was breaking in the desolate Blackrange Station without benefit of a matrimonial helpmate. They'd all had a go at the Blackrange - every organisation from the East Coast Acclimatisation Society to the Wairapakau-North Ladies' Tatting Enthusiasts' Guild. None of them had made any headway. But Kersey Hooper did in his own special way and in his own time. He could handle dogs; he could handle stock; he could handle Blackrange. But could he handle the good keen girl whom he brought home as the MIstress of Blackrange Station?
There and back by Barry Crump( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Cash travels "there and back" with an assortment of back country folk, rogues and vagabonds
One of us by Barry Crump( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Cash joins up with two ingenious loafers and together they travel the South Island conscientiously dodging work
No reference intended by Barry Crump( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cosgrove lands a tough assignment way out in the sticks, he grits his teeth and tackles it. But it proves tougher than anyone expected, not that his editor will see sense
Fred by Barry Crump( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over eighty changes of occupation under his belt, Fred's five months as ideas-man at an Auckland advertising agency is beginning to pall. With Holden ute loaded, he heads for the South Island's West Coast
Warm beer and other stories by Barry Crump( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laconic, human comedy yarns, mostly in a New Zealand rural setting and varying widely in mood and technique
The odd spot of bother by Barry Crump( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning the national lottery doesn't exactly make life easier for Windy. Those spots of bother lead him into more and more hilarious situations
Gulf by Barry Crump( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Northern Australia this is the story of a crocodile hunter during the 1960s
Bullock Creek by Barry Crump( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney Cater returns after twenty-two years to the high country to spend the winter on Bullock Creek Station. He hopes to help the farmer's widow get herself, the stock and the farm through an arduous southern winter
Gold and greenstone by Barry Crump( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally could do most things better than men, but it was difficult to get a job in a recession. On the road and looking for work she involuntarily teams up with an unlikely character and finds herself on the end of shovel on the West Coast
Puha Road by Barry Crump( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arty and the fox by Barry Crump( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good keen man by Barry Crump( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Crump’s first novel, A good keen man (1960), was a publishing sensation and was reprinted many times. A fictionalized account of Crump’s experiences during his deer-culling days, it advanced a stereotype of masculinity – the rough, wild, practical joker – that struck a chord with the reading public. Listen to Crump talk about the book
Harry Hobnail and the Pungapeople by Barry Crump( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Hobnail loves nothing more than a peaceful tramp in the mountains, but the Pungapeople make sure his campout is anything but peaceful and quiet. Knowing that the cheeky kea will get the blame, they start playing spooky tricks on Harry and send him packing in no time at all"--Book jacket. Suggested level: junior, primary
Barry Crump : a tribute to Crumpy, 1935-1996( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends and family share their memories of author Barry Crump. Features extracts from his books, poems, letters, and the first chapter of the last book he was working on
 
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A good keen man
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A good keen manIn salting the gravy : a tale of a 12 year marriage to Barry CrumpTalkback toast : a reminiscence of Radio Pacific
Alternative Names
Barry Crump écrivain néo-zélandais

Barry Crump escritor neozelandés

Barry Crump neuseeländischer Schriftsteller

Barry Crump New Zealand writer

Barry Crump romanschrijver uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1935-1996)

Barry Crump scriitor neozeelandez

Crump, Barry John 1935-1996

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巴里·克倫普

Languages
English (209)

Spanish (2)

Russian (2)