The Michael Slater Story
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Slats by Michael Slater
Book DescriptionA cricketer as exciting as any on his day tearing apart opposing teams with skill, grace and a smile on his face. Raised mainly by his father after his mother left the family, in sports-mad Wagga Wagga, Michael Slater made his mark early in school boy cricket and hockey. Just after entering the Australian Cricket Academy he was hit by a car whilst out riding a pushbike and spent the next 12 months struggling to overcome his injuries. In 1990 at the age of 20 he was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis (a form of reactive arthritis affecting the spine) a fact he kept to himself until it forced him into retirement in June 2004. Controversy, and the media, dogged him as his marriage to his childhood sweetheart broke down and he received accusations of drug-taking, adultery and a nightclub lifestyle. No matter what else he was up to Slats has always been a batsman to watch. He shares the complete story of his life including his struggles with his insecurities and mental health, his relationships with the Waugh brothers, Tubby Taylor, Gillie, Boony, the selectors, red ferraris, his childhood sweetheart and the ACB.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781740513784
(234mm x 158mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Michael Slater
Chris Sheedy (Author) Chris Sheedy has been deeply involved in the magazine, book, publicity, print and electronic media industries for over 20 years. He has held the position of Editor over several magazines, in Australia and the UK, and is now a freelance journalist, professional writer, copywriter, author, PR manager and media consultant. Having worked in the London head office of Guinness World Records, where he held the position of Vice President, Sheedy is also the Australian representative of Guinness World Records. Jenny Bond (Author) Jenny Bond is an author of historical fiction whose novels have been published in Australia, New Zealand and Europe and whose non-fiction titles have been published in Australia and the USA. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Jenny earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Education at Macquarie University. Prior to her reinvention as a writer, she held the position of Head of English at Eaton House The Manor in London's Clapham Common. Jenny also taught English and Drama for eight years at a selective high school in Sydney.
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