Story: Crump, Barry

A writer and his work

A writer and his work

Barry Crump, the archetypal ‘hard case’ in black singlet with a cigarette dangling from his mouth, holds one of his most popular books, published in 1971. The image of this writer was inseparable from the spirit of his works.

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How to cite this page:

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/page-2 (accessed 17 September 2019)