Rhino Chasers

Author(s): Neil Grant


A dead-end life. A big-wave dream. An epic surfari. School's out, but Goog is about to learn three new Rs - relationships, responsilibility and revenge - as he and Castro go barrelling across the country in Aldo's old Kingswood. Three guys can get into a lot of trouble covering 4000km of coastline.


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'There's a lot to like about this exciting road novel ... Imagine Endless Surferas directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes ... Grant's ear for speech is unerring ... events unfold with relentless energy ... Rhino Chasersis a powerful and promising debut; the best surfing novel since Kem Nunn's Dogs of Winter.'Mike Shuttleworth, Australian Bookseller & Publisher, April 2002.'exceptional adventure style ... suspenseful and gripping writing'Nerida Hamer, Pages Bookshop

Neil Grant was born in Scotland and spent his teenage years learning to speak Australian. He graduated from The International School of Kuala Lumpur in 1985 and spent a large part of his adult life travelling and working on his resume. On occasion, he has been an instrument steriliser, a forklift driver, a banana picker, a dishwasher and a brickie's labourer. When he manages to make it down for a surf, he rides a 5'10" Quarra kneeboard. It is testament to his lack of commitment in this field that other surfers recognise this board as a vintage piece. He spends much of his time on the far south coast of New South Wales in a mud-brick house with his dog Mung Bean. is love of the water and wild places has led him to write about those things.

General Fields

  • : 9781865086958
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • : May 2002
  • : 196mm X 132mm X 18mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2002
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 240
  • : illustrations
  • : Neil Grant
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : From 14 To 99
  • : bl2004003367