The biography of one of the most original and elusive characters in Australian sporting history, by renowned cricket writer Gideon Haigh.
Gideon Haigh has been a journalist for three decades, writing mainly about sport and business. He is the author of more than thirty books, among them the award-winning On Warne, Certain Admissions and Stroke of Genius. He lives in Melbourne.
`One of the best cricket biographies I have ever read.' * Wisden
Cricket Monthly *
`[An] unconventional journey...brilliantly documented.' * Courier Mail *
`Even if you don't care for the game you might enjoy it...Not your standard sporting biography.' * Guardian *
`A delight, a gripping (no pun intended) read, and an object lesson to anyone tempted to try their hand at biography.' * ESPNcricinfo *
`Magnificent.' * Roar *