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Jack Fingleton

Greg Growden

Jack Fingleton

the man who stood up to Bradman

by Greg Growden

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sportswriters,
  • Cricket players,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGreg Growden
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 311 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25538608M
    ISBN 101741755484
    ISBN 109781741755480
    OCLC/WorldCa271752211

    About this Item: Pavilion Books, London England, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. Second Impression. Paperback CRICKET CRISIS: Body Lines and Other Lines by Jack Fingleton With an introduction by Michael Parkinson.(We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences.   From Sunny Days, which was my most prized possession — an autographed copy by Sunil Gavaskar in after standing in an unending queue to buy the book — to getting hold of edition of Jack Fingleton’s Brightly Fades The Don and Ray Robinson’s Wildest Tests, published in , they are the best companions you can think of to keep.

    by Jack Fingleton (Author), David Frith (Introduction) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Paperback, 14 May "Please retry" — — Paperback Author: Jack Fingleton. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Brightly fades the Don, Masters of Cricket, Cricket crisis, The greatest Test of all, Fingleton on cricket, The Ashes crown the year, The immortal Victor Trumper, Batting from memory.

    Where Fingleton's other books are on a single theme, Masters of Cricket ranges widely. There is a wonderful portrait of Victor Trumper, a essay in which not a word is wasted (years later, Fingo. When I learned that that fine Australian batsman of the inter-war period and later respected writer Jack Fingleton had titled his account of the series Four Chukkas to Australia I took that as all but game, set and match to the naysayers. The clincher was then my noting that by the age of 25 Rorke had played his final First Class match.


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Particularly, he rejects a claim by Bradman, recorded in a new book, that Fingleton lied about him. "I was close to Jack, and I know he did not tell lies," Father Fingleton says. "Honesty and.

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The subject of the book Jack Fingleton comes across as a very complex character, quick to take offence, and to hold a grudge, but also a very loyal friend and always % honest. In the acknowledgements Greg Growden writes ‘My underlying hope is that this biography will convince the reader to track down Jack’s many marvellous books and discover more about this incredible character’.

Its author, Jack Fingleton, is in the top echelon of cricket writers. This book is written in a prose so clear, so so readable, so intelligent and so authoritative that it is virtually unputdownable. It has long been held to be one of the very best cricket books ever written and I wholeheartedly endorse that view/5(9).

Jack Fingleton: | | Jack Fingleton | | | ||| | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. John Henry Webb (Jack) Fingleton (), journalist and cricketer, was born on 28 April at Waverley, Sydney, third of six children of Melbourne-born James Fingleton, tram conductor, and his wife Belinda May, née Webb, born in New South Wales.

"Jack Fingleton was a formidable and courageous Australian opener during the Bodyline series, but he was much more than that. After his retirement he became a broadcaster with the BBC (much admired by Michael Parkinson) and cricket correspondent for the Sunday Times and London Observer.

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