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Final innings : the cricketers of summer 1939

Author: Christopher Sandford
Publisher: Cheltenham : History Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to follow the leading British cricketers of 1939 from the sports field to the fields of war

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
SANDFORD, CHRISTOPHER.
FINAL INNINGS.
[Place of publication not identified] : HISTORY PRESS, 2019
(OCoLC)1081437670
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Sandford
ISBN: 9780750992763 075099276X
OCLC Number: 1107798509
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Also by Christopher Sandford; To Malcolm Robinson 1939-2008; Contents; Preface; 1 Golden Age; 2 Cricket Without End; 3 The Bulldog Breed; 4 'We Are the Pilgrims, Master'; 5 High Summer; 6 Throwing the Bat; 7 The Dead Cat; 8 'Now You Buggers Will Believe You're in a War'; 9 Endgame; Sources and Chapter Notes; Select Bibliography
Responsibility: Christopher Sandford.

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The accomplished Sandford orders his material with sensitivity and relates his terrible tale with elegance and dignity. Yet such is the nature of the catastrophe of 1914 that the horror seeps through Read more...

 
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