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  • Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs, She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouseby Paul Carter

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 22.68

    A ?take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization, and reason. more...

  • This Is Not a Drillby Paul Carter

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    Adrenalin junkie, oil rigger, motorbike fanatic, madman . . . Paul Carter, author of Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs, She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse , is back with more (mostly) good clean stories of life on the rigs. more...

  • Parrotby Paul Carter

    Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 19.95

    Parrot is a thoughtful yet spirited consideration of the natural and cultural history of parrots. more...

  • Is That Thing Diesel?by Paul Carter

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 22.71

    The next eagerly awaited, high octane, seat-of-your-pants adventure from the author of the bestselling Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs (she thinks I'm a piano player in a whorehouse) sees (the surely a bit bonkers) Paul Carter circumnavigating Australia on a bio-diesel motorcycle. more...

  • Ride Like Hell and You'll Get Thereby Paul Carter

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 15.45

    More of Paul Carter's hugely entertaining stories of his seriously crazy, sometimes terrifying, always hilarious adventures. more...

  • Meeting Placeby Paul Carter

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In this remarkable and often dazzling book, Paul Carter explores the conditions for sociability in a globalized future. He argues that we make many assumptions about communication but overlook barriers to understanding between strangers as well as the importance of improvisation in overcoming these obstacles to meeting, offering novel ways of presenting... more...

  • Is that Bike Diesel, Mate?by Paul Carter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 12.99

    Oi, mate, is that monstrosity diesel? From the author of the bestsellers Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs, She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse and This Is Not a Drill, this is the eagerly awaited next installment of Paul Carter's rollicking life. Take one mad adventurer and a motorbike that runs on bio fuel (cooking oil i.e. chip fat to... more...

  • This Is Not A Drillby Paul Carter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99

    The outrageous sequel to Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs (She Thinks I m a Piano Player in a Whorehouse) brings more great stories from the far side of civilization - hilarious, full of humour, colourful characters and dramatic action! Just another glorious day in the oilfield for Paul Carter! He s stuck in the middle of the Russian sea on a rig... more...

  • Ride Like Hell and You'll Get Thereby Paul Carter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 12.99

    ATTEMPTING 300KPH on an untested experimental motorcycle could be considered a perfect way to kill yourself, but Paul Carter is still, well, PAUL CARTER and danger at high speed is his second name. Whether discovering that being dyslexic means delivering your lines to camera back to front in the midst of filming a TV series, or starting a new business... more...

  • Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigsby Paul Carter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99

    A take-no-prisoners approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization. He has been shot at, hijacked and held hostage; almost died of dysentery in Asia and toothache in... more...