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On Warne

On Warne


by Gideon Haigh
28th March, 2013

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'A superb portrait of the most brilliant cricketer of his generation' Mike Atherton
Shane Warne dominated cricket on the field and off for almost thirty years - his skill, his fame, his personality, his misadventures. His death in March 2002 rocked Australians, even those who could not tell a leg-break from a leg-pull. But what was it like to watch Warne at his long peak, the man of a thousands international wickets, the incarnation of Aussie audacity and cheek?
 
Gideon Haigh saw it all, still can't quite believe it, but wanted to find a way to explain it. In this classic appreciation of Australia's cricket's greatest figure, who doubled as the nation's best-known man, Haigh relieves the highs, the lows, the fun and the follies. The result is a new way of looking at Warne, at sport and at Australia.

'Bloody brilliant... As good as anything I have read on the game' Guardian

Winner of The Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year
Gideon Haigh has been writing about sport, business, both and neither, for more than 30 years. His previous biography, On Warne, won the MCC/Cricket Society and the British Sports Book Awards prizes as the cricket book of the year. He lives in Melbourne.

Details & Specs

Author: Gideon Haigh


Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.


Format: Paperback


ISBN: 9781471101113


Publication Date: 28th March, 2013


Pages: 210


Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 14 mm


Notes: illustrations (colour)


Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days


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