Jack Hobbs (BOK)

Leo McKinstry

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The astonishing feats of Sir Jack Hobbs continue to resonate more than a century after he first played Test cricket. During his long career that stretched from the age of W.G. Grace to the era of Don Bradman, he scored more first-class runs and centuries than any player. Even today, he remains England's greatest run maker in Ashes Tests. He changed the art of batting with his elegant style, and transformed the status of professional cricketers through the strength of his personality. Born into poverty, Hobbs rose to have a central role in some of Test cricket's most explosive series, but not without controversy and dispute. At last here is a comprehensive biography of Hobbs, giving us fresh insights into every aspect of his story. SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2012 CRICKET BOOK OF THE YEAR.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Leo McKinstry
Forlag
YELLOW JERSEY PRESS
ISBN 9780224083300
Antall sider 416 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 20,1cm x 3cm
Vekt 330 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd