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Jones, Adam (Rugby Player)

Works: 2 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 121 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV944.9, 796.333092
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Most widely held works about Adam Jones
Most widely held works by Adam Jones
Bomb by Adam Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In rugby, there are the Flash Harrys and the Glory Boys: the fly-halves who run, kick and dazzle; the scrum-halves who nip and dart; the wingers who step and glide. These are the players who get the crowd on their feet, who set stadiums abuzz. But they only get to do these things because other, less glorified figures do all of the donkey work. Adam Jones is one such figure. And for a decade he was one of the world's best. On many occasions when George North or Shane Williams were careering under the posts to score a try, and the crowd was engulfed in rapturous joy, Adam Jones would be hauling himself up from the turf, spitting blood and mud, and massaging his aching neck. He hadn't scored the try; but more often than not it was his graft and strength which had made it. This is the story of 'Bomb': the self-effacing manual labourer from the Swansea Valley who traded laying paving slabs for running out in some of the world's most imposing sporting citadels
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.71 (from 0.33 for Day by day ... to 0.78 for Bomb / ...)

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Alternative Names
Adam Jones Amerikaans honkballer

Adam Jones amerikaanschen Baseballspeler

Adam Jones jogador de beisebol americano

Adam Jones joueur de baseball américain

Adam Jones US-amerikanischer Baseballspieler

Адам Джонс

آدام جونز بازیکن بیسبال آمریکایی

آدم جونز لاعب كرة قاعدة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

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