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Box Office Browning : Richard Browning : Book 1 - Peter Corris

Box Office Browning

Richard Browning : Book 1

Paperback Published: 10th February 2015
ISBN: 9780140106336
Number Of Pages: 256

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'She gazed at me with what I took to be adoration. I gave her a light kiss on the lips. "Is it better the second time?" she said' Richard Browning is a crack-shot, six-foot, all-Australian ex-private-school horseman. He is determined to con his way into the new world of film-making, but his way to Hollywood is thwarted by World War One, a series of unfortunate affairs and a disastrous marriage. In his developing career as box office poison, Browning makes more enemies than movies. 'Box Office' Browning is Browning's recollection of his early days from an ungraceful old age. The truth may be filtered through booze, drugs and a lot of years, but the escapades with the famous and the infamous are a delight. "'Box Office' Browning is rollicking good fun." - Herald

ISBN: 9780140106336
ISBN-10: 0140106332
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 10th February 2015
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.28

Peter Corris


About the Author


Peter Corris was born in Stawell, Victoria in 1942. When he was five his family left the country for Melbourne and he was educated at Melbourne High School and the University of Melbourne. After taking a Master's degree at Monash University and a PhD at the Australian National University (both in History), he was an academic, teaching and researching in various universities and a College of Advanced Education until 1975 when he gave up academia for journalism. He was literary editor of The National Times, 1980-81. He married writer Jean Bedford and they have three daughters. He lived in Sydney until his death in August 2018. Corris was posthumously awarded the inaugural Danger Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

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