Author(s): Charles Waterstreet
It's 1961 and deep in the Australian outback, the country town of Albury is about to go to war with itself. Putting fluoride in the water supply isn't exactly a straightforward proposition - in fact, it's a secret ploy by the communists to poison the townsfolk's precious bodily fluids. Or is it? Seen through the eyes of mischievous 11-year-old schoolboy Charles, PRECIOUS BODILY FLUIDS is a hysterically funny childhood memoir that vividly evokes a certain time, place and way of life that is now lost forever ...
Charles Waterstreet is an author, barrister and filmmaker. He has written two memoirs, PRECIOUS BODILY FLUIDS and REPEATING THE LEAVING, numerous legal publications, produced two films, is a columnist for THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD and is one of the co-creators of the ABC Television series RAKE.