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Triumph and tragedy: Welsh sporting legends

Triumph and tragedy: Welsh sporting legends

Jackson, Peter, 1943 May 6-

This collection of enlightening profiles captures a whole galaxy of Welsh world-beaters. Those featured include arguably the best Welsh rugby union player of the 20th century, Gareth Edwards; the greatest bowler never to play for England, Don Shepherd; and the farmer's boy who became a master golfer, Ian Woosnam

Paperback, Book. English.
All formats and editions (2)
Published Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2012
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Available at (CPP) Preston (Harris).

  • (CPP) Preston (Harris) – One available in _ Lending Library 796.092242/JAC

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    30118125564629 _ Lending Library 796.092242/JAC Adult Non Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Peter Jackson
ISBN: 1780575564, 9781780575568
Note: Originally published: 2011.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Athletes Wales Biography.; Biography.

Author note

Peter Jackson, a sports journalist since he left school in 1960, retired in 2009 as chief rugby correspondent of theDaily Mailafter 35 years on the paper. His books includeBread of Heaven,Lions of Wales,Lions of Englandand, most recently,The Iron Duke, the acclaimed autobiography of Bobby Windsor, which was shortlisted for the 2011 British Sports Book Awards.