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The glorious sound of summer

Ashley Mallett

Cricket stories abound in Thwack!, from Jack Hobbs' adventures Down Under in the summer of 1907-08, to Bradman, Lillee, Warne, the Chappells, 'Tibby' Cotter, Viv Richards and Clive Lloyd. Imagine yourself in the stands watching Bradman versus Warne at the top of their form. Read the intriguing rise of Billy Birmingham, The 12th Man. What is lyricist Tim Rice's cricket story? And start with the most painful whack of them all - the story of Bumble and the pink box.

Ashley Mallett is a former Test cricketer and born storyteller. Over a long writing career, Ashley has written biographies on famous people, 14 children's books, historical sports books including The Black Lords of Summer and a detailed history of the Australian Aboriginal 1868 cricket tour of England, and much more. Thwack! The glorious sound of summer is Ashley's 34th book.
Format Paperback
Size 234 x 156 mm
ISBN 9781743057780
Extent 270 pages
Price: AU$24.95 including GST
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