Story: Crump, Barry

Barry with his brothers

Barry with his brothers

A young Barry Crump (centre) poses for a family photograph with his brothers Colin (left) and Bill. Their father’s violence marred the children’s early years, but Barry found an escape through reading and listening to radio serials.

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Reference: Barry Crump, The life and times of a good keen man: an autobiography. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett, 1996.

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Brigid Magner. 'Crump, Barry', published online in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, 2010 and updated online in November, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 October 2017)