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Larry Buttrose Larry Buttrose i(A26097 works by) (a.k.a. Larry Philip Buttrose)
Born: Established: 1952 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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1 Toast i "The smell of toast reminds me of my father,", Larry Buttrose , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 213 2013; (p. 93)
2 8 y separately published work icon A Long Way Home Lion : A Long Way Home Saroo Brierley , Larry Buttrose , Melbourne : Viking , 2013 6153454 2013 single work autobiography

'When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a world away, he made global headlines.

'Saroo had become lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a couple in Australia.

'Despite being happy in his new family, Saroo always wondered about his origins. He spent hours staring at the map of India on his bedroom wall. When he was a young man the advent of Google Earth led him to pore over satellite images of the country for landmarks he recognised. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for.

'Then he set off on a journey to find his mother.

'A Long Way Home is a moving and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit – hope.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 The Buddha's Bum i "After my dad had his heart attack", Larry Buttrose , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2012 2012; (p. 159-160)
1 London Fields i "The night my girl flew to Paris", Larry Buttrose , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2009 2009; (p. 32-33)
1 O'Bleak Larry Buttrose , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: Wet Ink , September no. 16 2009; (p. 37-39)
1 Malley Has the Last Laugh Larry Buttrose , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 June 2009; (p. 37)

— Review of Garry Shead : The Apotheosis of Ern Malley Garry Shead , Sasha Grishin , 2008 single work non-fiction
1 What is to be Done? Larry Buttrose , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Winter no. 11 2008; (p. 8-13)
1 Commemorating Celebrities Larry Buttrose , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , October no. 174 2007; (p. 9)
Larry Buttrose discusses the research undertaken for his book Dead Famous: Deaths of the Famous and Famous Deaths. (New Holland, 2007.)
1 The Four-Tongued Beastie of Babel Larry Buttrose , 2007 single work drama humour

'Two couples enjoy a fun, perfectly bourgeois Friday evening drinkies and afters arrangement, until one night something rather untoward occurs involving a pair of taxis at cross purposes. Having bitten off more than they can comically chew, the four deal with things rationally, irrationally, openly and in honestly utter denial, calmly and in wide-eyed panic, with much good humour and much much worse, until all that remains is for the lots to be drawn for those who will come, and who will go. But what of the Beastie, and Babel? What rough beast has been unearthed in the ruins of Babylon, and slouches towards Baghdad to be born? Your attendance is required.'

Source: Parnassus Den website, http://www.parnassusden.org.au
Sighted: 31/10/2007

2 After Theory Larry Buttrose , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Making Waves : 10 Years of the Byron Bay Writers' Festival 2006; (p. 56-66)

— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 September 2006; (p. 28-29)
1 Untitled Larry Buttrose , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring vol. 11 no. 4 2004; (p. 56)

— Review of Nightflowers Neera Scott , 2004 selected work poetry
1 To a Literature of Travel Larry Buttrose , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , August no. 110 2002; (p. 6-7)
'A travel narrative is often more about the interior journey than the exterior one ... [this article] explores why people write travel stories and how the genre has changed to reflect the attitudes of the times.' (Editor's note.)
1 3 y separately published work icon Sweet Sentence Larry Buttrose , East Roseville : Scribner , 2001 Z919613 2001 single work novel 'Sweet Sentence is a lyrically beautiful journey of discovery, set against the richly exotic, clamorous backdrop of modern-day India. Larry Buttrose assuredly transports the reader to the heart of this fascinating country and its people.' (Publication summary)
1 The Sea Breeze Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Penguin Australian Summer Stories 1999; (p. 155-165) Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 77-85)
1 The Cafes of Paris Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 257)
1 Okay, Here's the Deal Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 183-256)
1 The Cafe Bar Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 169-180)
1 Cafe Lune Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 159-168)
1 Cafe Zoo Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 155-157)
1 The Custard Man Larry Buttrose , 1999 single work autobiography travel
— Appears in: Cafe Royale : Tales of Love and Travel 1999; (p. 147-154)
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