A Sportswriter's Life
By (author) Simon Hughes
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Morning Everyone by Simon Hughes
Book DescriptionIn A Lot of Hard Yakka, Simon Hughes provided a remarkable insight into the way that county cricket worked, and the people who lived their life in that world. Now, in Morning Everyone, he follows on by revealing what really goes on in cricket broadcasting and, from his unique viewpoint, assesses how the game is changing. As with his previous books, there are brilliant portraits of those he works with, from Richie Benaud and Geoff Boycott to Mike Atherton and Mark Nicholas. He shows how the life of a sportswriter is rarely as easy or as glamorous as it seems. As a former player himself, he has a fascinating insight into the current generation of stars, and highlights their achievements in the context of the summer's battle for the Ashes - a true test of England's improvements in recent years. His book is in turns funny, revealing and insightful. It is one no cricket lover can be without.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752869315
(222mm x 145mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Following the success of Red Machine and Men in White Suits, books which depicted Liverpool FC's domination during the 1980s and its subsequent fall in the 1990s, this title focuses on the 2000s and the primary characters who propelled Liverpool to the forefront of European football once again.
Who Wants to be a Batsman?, Paperback (April 2016)
A revealing insight what it takes to become the perfect batsman, and how anyone can improve their own technique, helped by TV's The Analyst
Men in White Suits, Paperback (March 2016)
Featuring some of the most colourful characters to have played for Liverpool Football Club during the 1990s, this book provides a rare insight into this fascinating era in Liverpool's long and illustrious history.
Red Machine, Paperback (August 2014)» View all books by Simon Hughes
During the 1980s, Liverpool Football Club dominated English football, winning six league titles, two European Cups, two FA Cups and four League Cups. This book features interviews of most colourful characters to have played for the club during that period.
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Author Biography - Simon Hughes
Simon Hughes played cricket for Middlesex and Durham between 1980 and 1994. On retiring, he began a new career as a writer for the Daily Telegraph and a broadcaster with the BBC and now Channel Four. His book, A Lot of Hard Yakka, won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Prize in 1997.
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