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Wisdom : Life Lessons from an Australian Legendby Unknown
Allen & Unwin
Ron Barassi is an iconic figure in Australian sporting culture, with a record of personal and team success that is unrivaled. Beyond sports, he has become a greatly respected elder in our broader society. In Wisdomhe shares 31 maxims and quotations integral in forging that reputation. Ron reflects on each and explains how he discovered or created words of wisdom delivering ideas, motivation, and inspiration and how he applied them to forge success and satisfaction in sport and in life.
Ron Barassi (Author) : Ronald Dale Barassi is a legend for many reasons; incredible player, revolutionary coach, enduring media personality. For more than 50 years he has been one of the most influential people in the game, and the shadow he casts is matched by few, if any. Footballers are often branded heroes or villains according to their team colours, but Ron Barassi is loved and respected by all. He has truly become the father of the modern game, and will always be remembered as one of an all-time great. Illustrations by James Money Born in 1974, James graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1995. His illustrations have graced various magazines, newspapers, books and other publications. In 2003 James was awarded the Melbourne Savage Club Drawing Prize In 2010 his works were selected as finalists in the Archibald Prize, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and Rick Amor Drawing Prize.