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Titre : TUFFERS' ALTERNATIVE GUIDE TO THE ASHES (...
Éditeur : Headline, London
Date d'édition : 2013
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : New
Etat de la jaquette : New
Signé : Inscribed By Phil Tufnell
Edition : First Edition, First Impression.
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 13144
In this hilarious follow-up to the Sunday Times bestseller Tuffers' Cricket Tales, ex-England cricketer, TV personality and Test Match Special commentator Phil Tufnell offers his unique take on the whole Ashes experience.
Drawing on incidents from his own colourful career and the reminiscences of great English and Aussie cricket characters, both past and present, Tuffers highlights all the elements that make for a truly memorable Ashes series, on and off the pitch.
Heroic performances, personal 'Cat-astrophes', bonkers selections, cultural clashes between Poms and Ockers, slanderous sledges, dubious tactics, odd superstitions, touring high-jinx and nail-biting finishes are all on the agenda as he delves into the 131-year history of a unique sporting institution. Along the way, Tuffers, who played in five Ashes series without ever getting close to getting his hands on the famous urn, aims to discover the key to winning what is the ultimate prize for any English or Australian cricketer
Shot through with his love and knowledge of cricket, Tuffers' Alternative Guide to the Ashes is written with the characteristic cheeky charm which made Phil Tufnell a firm favourite of England's Barmy Army (and a target for good-natured abuse from fans Down Under).
Reviews for Tuffers' Cricket Tales:
'Hilarious' (Daily Star Sunday)
'Amusing' (All Out Cricket)
Critique: [A] profoundly entertaining read - perfect for a summer holiday ( All Out Cricket)
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