The Oxford Book of Australian Sporting Anecdotes

The Oxford Book of Australian Sporting Anecdotes

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This reference work contains 265 anecdotes relating to all major sports played in Australia. It offers a kaleidoscopic history of Australian sport, capturing its essential humour, poignancy and heroism. While many anecdotes celebrate sport, others record its less positive aspects: drug-taking, debilitating injury, notorious failure and crass officialdom. It also features entries on all the legendary characters of Australian sport.
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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 135 x 215mm | 450g
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 0195534689
  • 9780195534689