Strap yourself in for an exhilarating, crazed, sometimes terrifying, usually bloody funny ride through one man's adventures in the oil trade.
Bestseller in Australia with extensive media coverage.
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. Taking postings in some of the world's wildest and most remote regions, not to mention some of the roughest oil rigs on the planet, Paul has worked, gotten into trouble and been given serious talkings to in locations as far-flung as the North Sea, Middle East, Borneo and Tunisia, as exotic as Sumatera, Vietnam and Thailand, and as flat out dangerous as Columbia, Nigeria and Russia, with some of the maddest, baddest and strangest people you could ever hope not to meet.
"Great two-fisted writing from the far side of hell." - John Birmingham, best-selling author of He Died with a Felafel in his Hand.
"A unique look at a gritty game. Relentlessly funny and obsessively readable."- Phillip Noyce, director of The Quiet American and Clear & Present Danger
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Comments about Dont Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs:
Great book- I brought this for my father who is constanly driving- This book is such a great read and a laugh till you cry storyline.
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st November 2007
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.5