Story: Crump, Barry

At the typewriter

At the typewriter

Despite his public image as a rough and ready bushman, Crump took his writing very seriously, reading widely and striving to improve on and reshape his work. This photograph captures a moment of concentration at his typewriter in the 1960s.

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Reference: Colin Hogg, A life in loose strides: the story of Barry Crump. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett, 2000.

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How to cite this page:

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, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6c2/crump-barry/page-2 (accessed 23 October 2017)