This thrilling book tells the story of World Series Cricket and the Australian media mogul Kerry Packer, who saw a business opportunity in the game he loved and challenged its grand traditions. A high-stakes story of money and power, elite sportsman, legal drama, it is also at its heart a tale of love of the game.
She has captured the heart of a nation like no sporting figure since the days of Phar Lap and Don Bradman. This is greatness the likes of which is rarely seen. This is a tale that will not weary. This is the authorised story of the horse that couldn't be beaten.
Malthouse: a football life is a thrilling roller-coaster ride through the hurly-burly of elite sport. It is also a sensitive and intimate portrait of the man behind the public figure: the compassionate man; the practical joker; the philosopher and author; the child-like enthusiast; the lover of humanity; and the mentor who turns boys into men.
In Chappelli: Life and Larrikins, 'Chappelli' takes us on a relaxed, often hilarious, always fascinating journey through his life in cricket and beyond, featuring encounters with everyone from Shane Warne to Sean Connery, from Bradman to Benaud.
The Secret Race is the first time that the story of Armstrong’s rise to the top of the sport has been told by a former teammate. Co-author Danny Coyle conducted more than two hundred hours of interviews with Hamilton and spoke candidly with dozens of his teammates, rivals, and friends, who are also speaking out for the first time.
Completely updated edition of this best seller with details of over 17 new species, as well as three new chapters with extra tips on fishing techniques, details of when a particular fish is in season and the ever important facts about whether the species is edible or not.
People kept remarking on how they were surprised that a gold medal and fame hadn′t changed me. I always responded, "Why would I change? Being me is the easiest person to be." I was lying. It wasn′t… read more at Kobo.
‘I was an arrogant, foolish young man with talent, celebrity and opportunity but without a shred of respect for my blessings. The problem of course is that cocaine is the perfect enabling experience for just this kind of dickheadedness.’’