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Proud : my autobiography

Author: Gareth Thomas
Publisher: London : Ebury Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon> He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity ... It gave him everything, except the freedom to be himself. This is the story of a man with a secret that was slowly killing him ... His fear was that telling the truth about his sexuality would lose him everything he loved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gareth Thomas; Gareth Thomas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Thomas
ISBN: 9780091958336 0091958334 9780091958404 0091958407
OCLC Number: 883459596
Awards: Winner of British Sports Book Awards: Autobiography 2015
Long-listed for British Sports Book Awards 2015 (UK)
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Gareth Thomas.

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Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2014, this book tells the story of Gareth Thomas who was captain of Wales and the British Lions. It is about a man with a secret that  Read more...

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"Astonishingly powerful" The Times "Proud offers an enthralling insight into a world and a struggle to which we are rarely given access... Thomas' story is a harrowing reminder that sportsmen are as Read more...

 
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