Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Your Mother Would Be Proud: True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure” as Want to Read:
Your Mother Would Be Proud: True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Your Mother Would Be Proud: True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure

by
3.67  ·  Rating details ·  15 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Whether it's cartwheeling naked across a rugby field in front of an audience of one billion (including your dad); playing eleven-minute soft rock tracks on night-shift radio as cover for some adult magazine fumblings; getting your appendix removed to avoid an English lesson; or stealing KISS's groupies and charging the champagne to Gene Simmons' hotel room, we've all done ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Allen Unwin (first published 2009)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Your Mother Would Be Proud, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Your Mother Would Be Proud

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-3
Average rating 3.67  · 
Rating details
 ·  15 ratings  ·  3 reviews


Sort order
Start your review of Your Mother Would Be Proud: True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure
Helen Fitzgerald
Jan 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I finally got a copy of this Ozzie Anthology of hip Writers, specifically because my old mate Antonella Gambotto contributed a story 'Lucky', which caricatures me as a grumpy and demented nutcase! She and I both wrote for the Music Press and shared a tiny flat in Muswell Hill, London in the mid-80s and myself and Music Writer Mat Snow both fare badly out of Antonellas hilarious story. I feature as 'Gobnait', of whom my favourite line is - 'When she laughed, her abundant brick-red eyebrows flared ...more
Rin
Nov 15, 2009 rated it it was amazing
A lovely and Humourous Book about stories kept from our mothers, and only told after one too many glasses of wine, when we too have our own little monsters to look after.

Musicians, Comedians and Media personalities all contribute their own tales of drunken road trips, tattoos and mothers favourite vase.
Mel
Nov 06, 2011 rated it it was ok
Is light and easy to read - Im waiting for the hilarity to start.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Related Articles

Need another excuse to treat yourself to new book this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our list,...
30 likes · 20 comments