The Second Coat
By (author) Gary Edwards
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Leeds United by Gary Edwards
Book DescriptionHe made you cry with laughter with Paint It White, now the celebrated Leeds-supporting, cartoon-drawing, painting-and-decorating eccentric Gary Edwards is back. It turns out that his first book was only an undercoat and now the story of his crazy life following Leeds needs a second coat. No wonder: Edwards, you see, has seen every Leeds game - competitive and friendly anywhere in the world - since 17 January 1968*. During those 37 years, he's been there, done that and bought the T-shirt. So, after subtle prompts from his travelling companions, he's back with more tales that simply would not fit into the first volume. There's barely a pub in the land he can step into without some well-meaning soul coming up to him and demanding, 'Loved the book, Gary! When are you going to do another - with me in it?' So here it is - another fabulously entertaining collection of travelling tales and friends remembered. Eventually. In this follow-up instalment of high gloss and drama, Edwards recounts how he befriended a real-life Leeds-supporting Dalek, convinced Rolf Harris that the earth was flat, was accosted by firemen while trying to paint a fire engine white, appeared on the sides of buses with his face painted in Leeds colours and received letters from the Queen and the Prime Minister after he complained about David Beckham getting an OBE! Leeds United: The Second Coat is another hilarious account of the scrapes, adventures and moments of comedy that a life's passion for Leeds United has brought Gary Edwards. *OK, he missed one but he still has the match ticket, and only a strike by Spanish air traffic control stopped him getting to a one-off friendly in Toronto.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845960193
(234mm x 153mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gary Edwards
Fanatical!, Paperback (September 2014)
Fanatical is the story of football's number one superfan. Since January 1968, Gary Edwards hasn't missed a single competitive Leeds United match anywhere in the world. Enjoy this whistle-stop global tour to every club Gary has visited ever since Derby County all those years ago - by sea, by air and by Doombuggy, Gary's customised hearse!
No Glossing Over It, Paperback (August 2013)
Featuring the views of former Leeds players and managers, as well as top-flight referees and diehard fans, this book examines the injustices that have befallen Leeds United and focuses on the shocking events that have long rankled with the club's supporters.
Paint it White, Paperback (September 2004)» View all books by Gary Edwards
In his dedication to Leeds United, Gary Edwards has no rivals. He has seen every Leeds game since 17 January 1968, home and away. "Paint It White" is Gary Edwards' own account of the scrapes, adventures and moments of comedy that a life's passion for Leeds United have brought him.
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Author Biography - Gary Edwards
As well as being a painter and decorator, Edwards is resident cartoonist for the Open University newspaper and magazine and a former contributor to Leeds Leeds Leeds, the official magazine of Leeds United.
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