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As It Was

£8.99

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Freddie Trueman is one of the world's great sporting legends. The fastest bowler of his - and indeed subsequent - generations, Trueman is still today one of our best-loved cricketers.This riveting autobiography is his story, from his Yorkshire boyhood in the Depression to international cricketing glory. It's packed with gloriously funny and refreshingly blunt tales of the life of the junior professional in a 1950s English county cricket team, of lugging the entire team's kit from match to match when a journey across country could easily take a whole day, to Test glory in the 1960s both at home and abroad. It takes in the commentary box, Test Match Special, Johnners and Bloers and chocolate cake and, finally, Truman's trenchant views on today's international cricket circus: throwing vs bowling, the media frenzy surrounding top sportsmen and women and the nature of modern cricket.

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Added value:
Dedicated "For Bill my best wishes", and signed on title page
Author(s):
Fred Truman
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.8 x 24 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
140504148X
ISBN-13:
9781405041485
Number of pages:
405
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
As It Was

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Freddie Trueman is one of the world's great sporting legends. The fastest bowler of his - and indeed subsequent - generations, Trueman is still today one of our best-loved cricketers.This riveting autobiography is his story, from his Yorkshire boyhood in the Depression to international cricketing glory. It's packed with gloriously funny and refreshingly blunt tales of the life of the junior professional in a 1950s English county cricket team, of lugging the entire team's kit from match to match when a journey across country could easily take a whole day, to Test glory in the 1960s both at home and abroad. It takes in the commentary box, Test Match Special, Johnners and Bloers and chocolate cake and, finally, Truman's trenchant views on today's international cricket circus: throwing vs bowling, the media frenzy surrounding top sportsmen and women and the nature of modern cricket.

Added value:
Dedicated "For Bill my best wishes", and signed on title page
Author(s):
Fred Truman
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.8 x 24 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
140504148X
ISBN-13:
9781405041485
Number of pages:
405
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
As It Was

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