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Let Me Tell You About Alex : Wild Days and Nights on the Road with the World's Greatest Snooker Player Alex 'Hurricance' Higgins.

Author: John Virgo; Jimmy White
Publisher: London : John Blake Pub., 2011.
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There is a tribute book to be written about the nicest man in snooker - but this isn|t it! Whatever else he was, The Hurricane wasn|t nice. He was unpredictable, wild, demonic and obsessive. The Peoples Champion was an unstoppable force who transformed snooker from a niche sport into a must watch phenomenon. Drawing upon unrivalled access to The Hurricanes friends and player colleagues, this is an affectionate and  Read more...
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Biography
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Virgo, John.
Let Me Tell You About Alex : Wild Days and Nights on the Road with the World's Greatest Snooker Player Alex 'Hurricance' Higgins.
London : John Blake Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Alex Higgins; Alex Higgins
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Virgo; Jimmy White
ISBN: 9781843585251 1843585251 9781843584407 1843584409
OCLC Number: 784882773
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword; Prologue; Chapter 1: The Rat Pen; Chapter 2: Big Breaks, Bow Ties and Teddy Bear Wars; Chapter 3: The Hurricane Blows Harder; Chapter 4: 1982 and All That; Chapter 5: Alex the Social Animal; Chapter 6: Alex and ... ; Chapter 7: Mimicry and Commentary; Chapter 8: Man Behaving Badly; Chapter 9: Fame Among the Famous; Chapter 10: The Entertainer; Chapter 11: This Was My Life; Chapter 12: Final Days; Epilogue: Camera, Action!; Career Statistics; Tributes; And The Last Word ... ; Plates; Copyright.

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There is a tribute book to be written about the nicest man in snooker - but this isn|t it! Whatever else he was, The Hurricane wasn|t nice. He was unpredictable, wild, demonic and obsessive. The Peoples Champion was an unstoppable force who transformed snooker from a niche sport into a must watch phenomenon. Drawing upon unrivalled access to The Hurricanes friends and player colleagues, this is an affectionate and honest portrayal of the most legendary player ever to hit the world of snooker. This is a real tribute book and an honest and affectionate portrait of the snooker legend by John Vir.

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