THE VINCIBLES: A Suburban Cricket Season

Haigh, Gideon

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THE VINCIBLES: A Suburban Cricket Season
Details: ISBN: 1877008354 , Text Publishing , 2002 . Paperback. First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good +. 217pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, very mildly tanned. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper very good.+. With a dash of literary licence, Gideon Haigh relates a season in the life of his beloved grade-cricket side, the South Yarra Cricket Club, known as the 'Yarras'. Playing in a suburban, Melbourne competition, the club runs on 'shoe-string' funds, financed by raffles, Trivia and Karaoke nights. Invariably, everyone and everything connected with an Australian cricket club receives a 'nickname', the Yarras have - Moof, Womble, Castaway, One Dad, Churchyard, a dog named Six Bits, the author: Tragic . . . With an impressive tally of ducks and dropped catches, they play for love, win with grace, lose with humour . . .Book weight approx. 250g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

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