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Browning Takes off : Richard Browning : Book 4 - Peter Corris

Browning Takes off

Richard Browning : Book 4

Paperback Published: 28th January 2015
ISBN: 9780140121599
Number Of Pages: 240

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'Howard Hughes nodded approvingly. "Mistu Kelly," he said. "You and yore buddy sure can fly. It's been a privilege, suh, to go up with you."' After being coerced into doing time in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Richard Kelly Browning decides the Mountie life is not for him and escapes via the Yukon and Chicago. Joining forces with compatriot Bluey Tait, he learns to fly and the two of them are contracted to work for Howard Hughes on his multi-million dollar blockbuster, Hell's Angels. The Hollywood life is more Dick's scene and life seems sweet for a while. But his past is just behind a palm tree and threatening to engulf him.

ISBN: 9780140121599
ISBN-10: 0140121595
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 28th January 2015
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.26

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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