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

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)
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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
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.
Nov 06, 2011 rated it it was ok
Is light and easy to read - Im waiting for the hilarity to start.
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