Best of British
Hendo's Sporting Heroes
By (author) Jon Henderson
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Best of British by Jon Henderson
Book Description"Best of British" is a celebration of the nation's greatest 100 sporting heroes, from Henry VIII to Red Rum, Roy of the Rovers to Torvill and Dean. Jon Henderson has combed through the annals of our glorious and not so glorious past to bring us the geniuses and the eccentrics, the national treasures and the villains who together have shaped our present. Trueman and W. G., Best and Edwards, racing drivers, jockeys, rowers - just what does it take to make a sporting superhero? Hendo's 100 reveals all. Opinionated and provocative, his witty character studies - accompanied by stylish illustrations - capture the essence of his subjects' greatness, re-evaluating the famous and rescuing the forgotten. But when there's a cast of thousands to choose from, and hundreds of years of history to explore, who will make the cut for the most heroic of the heroic? Find out, in "Best of British".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780224082488
(203mm x 135mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Yellow Jersey Press
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Atlantic Iron Age, Hardback (July 2007)» View all books by Jon Henderson
A survey of the Atlantic Iron Age. It provides an important exploration of the archaeology of western areas of Britain, Ireland, France and Spain to consider how far Atlantic Iron Age communities were in contact with each other. It examines the evidence for settlement and maritime trade, as well as aspects of the material culture of each area.
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Author Biography - Jon Henderson
Jon Henderson has been a sports journalist for forty years. A former Reuters correspondent, he has reported on five Olympics, countless England cricket tours and two football World Cups, and he has covered every Wimbledon since 1969. He is now tennis correspondent and deputy sports editor of the Observer.
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