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oddball @ large

by (author) Bill Richardson

Douglas & McIntyre
Initial publish date
Jun 2011
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jun 2011
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Bill Richardson's fans will find much to delight them in this collection of the very best of his weekly columns -- until now available only to readers of Vancouver newspapers.

Many of these wry, self-mocking pieces are drawn from his own haphazard encounters with parents, pets, lovers, gal pals, total strangers and intractable objects. Others are spun from the fancies and figments of his nimble and mischievous imagination. All of them display a relish for oddities, an eye for irony and a wickedly witty way with words.

Bill Richardson's popular books about the Bachelor Brothers have been described by Publishers Weekly as a combination of Northern Exposure and A Year in Provence.

This is a new release of the book published in March 1998.

About the author

Bill Richardson is known across the country as the host of Richardson’s Round-up, heard daily on CBC Radio One. A writer, broadcaster and raconteur, Richardson originally wrote about the goings-on of Hector, Virgil, and company for broadcast on CBC Radio’s Gabereau. He has published eight books, including two sequels to Bachelor Brothers’ Bed & Breakfast: Bachelor Brothers’ Bedside Companion and Bachelor Brothers’ Bed & Breakfast Pillow Book. Bachelor Brothers’ Bed & Breakfast, was the winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. A frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, Richardson makes frequent public appearances reading poetry, narrating musical works, giving keynote speeches, and signing books. He lives in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

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