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About the Book

Following on from the hugely successful Best After-Dinner Sports Tales, yet more rousing stories from the after-dinner speaking circuit, from some of the biggest names in sport as well as celebrities from the world of entertainment.

The book will take a look at the cricket world, with stories from Australia, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand and the sub-continent, and go on to cover many other sports, with contributions from the world of rugby, football, golf, racing and athletics.

Alongside some the biggest names in sport, there will be other celebrities amusing the reader with their favourite anecdotes, including Sir David Frost, Dickie Davies, Sir Patrick Moore, Julian Wilson and well-established Lord's Taverners like Richard Stilgoe, Ronnie Corbett, Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Rory Bremner.

Never before has such a wide range of talent from the worlds of sport and entertainment come together in such striking form. Their stories will provide a richly entertaining read for all the family, male and female, young and old.


About the Author:

Jonathan Rice is a sports writer, having written at least a dozen books on cricket, football, golf, bridge and sports history. Among his recent books are 1953: The Crowning Year Of Sport and One Hundred Lord's Tests. He is an authority on popular music, having been a founding co-author (with Paul Gambaccini and Tim Rice) of the bible of the pop music industry, British Hit Singles.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007189908
Publisher: Willow
Publisher Imprint: Willow
Height: 191 mm
No of Pages: 237
Series Title: English
Weight: 181 gr
ISBN-10: 0007189907
Publisher Date: 08 Apr 2011
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 23 mm
Width: 127 mm
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