Is it Cowardly to Pray for Rain? by The Guardian
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Is it Cowardly to Pray for Rain?
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Is it Cowardly to Pray for Rain?

The Ashes Online Chronicle

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Is it Cowardly to Pray for Rain? by The Guardian

Book Description

The Ashes 2005 saw an almighty clash between age-old enemies: England versus Australia; Freddie versus Gilly; the King of Spain versus the King of Spin; worker versus conscience. For up and down the land, the nation wondered the same question - how can I follow the cricket at work without being given my marching orders quicker than Ian Bell? Help was at hand with Guardian Unlimited's brilliant over-by-over coverage: witty, incisive and occasionally informative, this was a Test Match Special for the Internet generation. Now, for the first time, this unique take on the Ashes is available in wireless book format. Relive again the highlights of England's glorious summer; Kevin Pieteresen's fielding masterclass; Ricky Ponting's paean to substitute fielders; and Channel 4 going to the races as a crucial wicket is about to fall. 'I hope you guys realise that I'm risking my very job just being here?' wails James Holbrook from impending firedom. 'New ICT policy means I can only use t'internet for 5% of my working time. Stuff the economy, I'm on here from 10.30 til I bunk off early at four.' The chance of finishing at 4 on a Friday. Bah! It's alright for some.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349119830
ISBN-10: 034911983X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 22mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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