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The Summer of '82  - Dave O'Neil


Published: 15th August 2016
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Product Description

Do you remember finishing your last Year 12 exam and wondering what to do next? Do you remember waiting for your results and being stuck in limbo? Do you remember going to gigs, forming a band, getting bottles thrown at you by skinheads, making a bomb and getting arrested? Do you remember hitch-hiking to Mildura to see the love of your life, but ending up in a caravan park by yourself on New Year’s Eve?

You don’t? What? Did all this only happen to Dave O’Neil?

That’s what this book is about – the summer in which Dave finished school and waited ten weeks to find out whether he’d make it into uni or have to get that trade his dad kept banging on about. The Summer of ’82 is a hilarious and heartfelt journey of a boy becoming a man in suburban Australia.

About the Author

Dave O’Neil is one of our most loved comedians. He has been performing stand-up for over twenty-five years, has been part of some of Australia’s most successful FM radio teams, and is a regular on our TV screens, where he holds the honour of having the most guest appearances on ABC’s iconic Spicks and Specks (over fifty!). He is also a successful writer, columnist and actor. The Summer of ’82 is his fifth book.



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This book is hilarious..memories.. a hoot to boot


from Perth WA

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written


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    Comments about The Summer of '82:

    Need a laugh invest in this book...a feel good read and if you were around in the 80s its great for the memories, but definitely not necessary...this guy if funny. A book that will never be recycled..a must keep.

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    ISBN: 9781863958646
    ISBN-10: 1863958649
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 288
    Published: 15th August 2016
    Publisher: Black Inc.
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.4  x 2.4
    Weight (kg): 23.2
    Edition Number: 1