Laura Buzo


Laura Buzo was born and grew up in Sydney, middle of three daughters. Growing up she loved swimming, riding horses, tennis, netball, running, chocolate and above all, reading. After university, Laura worked as a social worker in various acute and community-based mental health settings in Sydney. In 2005 she took some time away from work to start writing her first novel, Good Oil. Laura is still working as a social worker and has a young daughter. She lives in Sydney.

Average rating: 3.54 · 8,799 ratings · 1,288 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Good Oil

3.52 avg rating — 7,798 ratings — published 2010 — 21 editions
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Holier Than Thou

3.71 avg rating — 984 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Balancing Acts: Women in Sp...

4.53 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2018
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“I can't run my own race. I'm constantly checking what's happening in the other lanes.”
Laura Buzo, Good Oil

“She even takes the goings-on of fictitious characters personally.”
Laura Buzo, Good Oil

“I wonder briefly if I could somehow broker a deal with God whereby if I put both my arms around Chris, his suffering would be transferred to me via skin-to-skin osmosis at a rate inversely proportionate to how much I love him.”
Laura Buzo, Good Oil

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