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Epic : a 30-year search for the soul of sport

Author: Simon Barnes
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster UK Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author Simon Barnes was the chief sports writer for The (London) Times for 32 years. He has reported on six World Cups, seven Olympic Games, cricket on five continents and more than 20 Wimbledons, watching Diego Maradona, Usain Bolt, Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer at their peak. Along the way he had soul-revealing conversations with Ayrton Senna and sat on Desert Orchid. His journalist's experience gives him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Simon Barnes; Simon Barnes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Barnes
ISBN: 9781471164194 1471164195
OCLC Number: 1007078324
Notes: "A CBS Company."
Sub-title on jacket cover: In search of the soul of sport and why it matters.
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: 30-year search for the soul of sport
Thirty-year search for the soul of sport
Epic :
In search of the soul of sport and why it matters
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'[Barnes] has re-examined many of the events he attended and taken another look at the figures who tasted glory, disappointment and downright failure...this is sport's story... It truly is an epic Read more...

 
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