y Rider on the Storm and Other Bits and Barrett selected work   short story   autobiography   column   humour  
Alternative title: Still Riding on the Storm
Is part of Les Norton Robert G. Barrett 1985 series - author novel short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1996 1996
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'Blackly humorous, utterly un-PC, Robert G. Barrett revels in being controversial and contrary. He's a true original and is much loved by his many thousands of readers.

'This year is the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first Les Norton novel and to celebrate we are releasing the first new material from Bob in two years. First published in 1996, Rider on the Storm was a collection of Les Norton short stories and articles by Bob on subjects as wide-ranging as acting, dating, getting the dole and being famous. It is described by Abe Books as "one of the author′s more scarce titles".

'We are now reissuing it with updated and extra new material, as Still Riding on the Storm. As well as a new introduction to explain the book to Bob's readers, there are two new Les Norton stories and he is also writing an article about the last few years of his life and his battle with cancer -- but in his inimitable, unselfpitying style! It′s looking like Bob′s finally beating the illness, and his "cure for cancer" will surprise many ...' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also sound recording (as Still Riding on the Storm).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Message from the Author, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work autobiography (p. 1-4)
Rider on the Storm, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 5-22)
The Wasted Horizon, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 23-33)
The Party of the First Part, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 35-44)
Diamond Les, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 45-58)
Ming the Merciless, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 59-75)
The Baker's Dozen, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work short story (p. 77-105)
So, You Want to be in Movies?, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work autobiography humour (p. 107-119)
The Empty Stomach (or How Bryan Brown Beat Me Up), Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work autobiography humour (p. 121-135)
So, You Want to be a Righter Writer?, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work autobiography humour (p. 137-149)
I Was a Judge in a Wet T-Shirt Contest, Robert G. Barrett , 1996 single work autobiography humour (p. 151-154)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Still Riding on the Storm
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2011 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: xv, 350p.p.
      Edition info: Rev. and expanded ed.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 December 2011.
      ISBN: 9780732295042 (pbk.), 9781743095287 (ebk.)
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