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', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2011, updated November, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6c2/crump-barry (accessed 19 December 2018)