Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs

  • by Paul Carter
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Strap yourself in for an exhilarating, crazed, sometimes terrifying, usually bloody funny ride through one man's adventures in the oil trade. Best seller 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.

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Don't tell mum I work on the rigs

Great book well worth the listen or read, fun personnel journey of a guy living his life on and around oil rigs... Thanks for making me laugh
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- mr

Very enjoyable but felt rushed

Didn't like the way it was narrated. I like that Paul narrated it but it just felt like he was speaking fast and rushing it through the whole thing. But very enjoyable none the less.
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- David

Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-10-2008
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd