C is for Crump (Barry Crump)………
Best-selling author and TV presenter Barry Crump wrote more than twenty books of comic Kiwi yarns. In 1959 he began writing humorous sketches of his life as a deer-culler and pig hunter, publishing these as A Good Keen Man in 1960. By 1992 his New Zealand book sales were estimated at more than a million copies. In 1994, Crump was awarded an MBE for services to literature.
information sourced from the NZ Book Council website, you can find out more about Barry Crump here
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