9781740669375

Australia : Story of a Cricket Country

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  • ISBN13:

    9781740669375

  • ISBN10:

    1740669371

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2/1/2012
  • Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
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Summary

A surprised old-timer was quoted saying, 'Why, they beant black at all; they're as white as wuz.' More than a comprehensive history, this ground-breaking volume is a colourful, insightful and affectionate portrait of Australian cricket. A selection of Australia's best writers share their thoughts on different aspects of the game and its place in our national culture; from bowling, captaincy and scoring, to alcohol, media and literature.

Author Biography

Chris Ryan (Author) : Christian Ryan was the founding editor of the national current affairs magazine The Monthly. He has edited Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack Australia, Inside Edge magazine, Wisden Cricket Monthly and has worked as a journalist with The Guardian newspaper. His book Golden Boy won the British Sports Book Awards’ Cricket Book of the Year 2010.

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