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A sporting declaration

Author: Manfred Jurgensen
Publisher: Brisbane : Phoenix Publications, 1996.
Series: Riding out.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Sixteen prominent Australian writers address the obsession with sport. - A collection of tales, anecdotes and poems on tennis, football, cricket, track and field, surfing, boxing, body-building, jogging and classical gladiatorial contests - Venero Armanno - Morris Lurie - Chris Wallace-Crabbe - Helen Darville - Brian Castro - Nigel Krauth - Michael Sariban - Nick Earls - Robin Wallace-Crabbe - Bruce Dawe - Manfred  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred Jurgensen
ISBN: 0949780235 9780949780232
OCLC Number: 36690858
Description: iii, 139 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Sport: the body of evidence --
The ghost of John McEnroe /​ Venero Armanno --
High noon in Scully's gym /​ Morris Lurie --
Leg-break; Fraternity; The love game /​ Chris Wallace-Crabbe --
Games in Verona /​ Helen Darville --
Hopscotch /​ Brian Castro --
The home game /​ Nigel Krauth --
Player; Not waving; Drowning; The vaulter /​ Michael Sariban --
PE /​ Nick Earls --
I remember tennis /​ Robin Wallace-Crabbe --
The weak sister /​ Bruce Dawe --
The jogger /​ Manfred Jurgensen --
Sporting spirit /​ Geoffrey Quinlan --
Ode to Pindar /​ Jeremy Gadd --
A.M.D.G. /​ G.V. Brady --
Four sprints for Bruce /​ Mark Truslove --
"Surf or die!" /​ Phil Brown.
Series Title: Riding out.
Responsibility: edited by Manfred Jurgensen.

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Sixteen prominent Australian writers address the obsession with sport. - A collection of tales, anecdotes and poems on tennis, football, cricket, track and field, surfing, boxing, body-building, jogging and classical gladiatorial contests - Venero Armanno - Morris Lurie - Chris Wallace-Crabbe - Helen Darville - Brian Castro - Nigel Krauth - Michael Sariban - Nick Earls - Robin Wallace-Crabbe - Bruce Dawe - Manfred Jurgensen - Geoffrey Quinlan - Jeremy Gadd - G.V. Brady - Mark Truslove - Phil Brown.

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