What exactly is The Tight Trouser Club? Where do you buy children at bargain prices? How do you survive a father who buries you in the garden whenever you misbehave? And whom do you contact when your wife starts to shrink?
None of these questions are answered in My Extraordinary Life and Death, though what do you expect if the author is dead?
A roller-coaster of madness and surreal comedy awaits the reader brave enough to open the pages of this truly remarkable book.Based on a proposed amusement park ride.
ISBN: 978-1-876462-79-6Publication date: May 2009Extent: 144 pages Format: Gatefold paperbackPrice: $19.95Category: HumourAge guide: 13+
Doug MacLeod is a Melbourne writer of books and TV. In 2008 the Australian Writers' Guild awarded him the Fred Parsons award for contribution to Australian comedy. (He has worked as a writer on shows such as Fast Forward and SeaChange, and as script editor on three seasons of Kath and Kim.)
He also devised and co-wrote the animated series Dogstar, which has been screened all over the world. Doug received two Australian Writers' Guild awards for his scripts for series one, as well as the inaugural John Hinde award for science fiction.
His best known book is Sister Madge's Book of Nuns, which started as a practical joke on a publisher.
He left his full-time TV job in 2002 to focus on writing books for young adults.
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