Fatty Batter: How Cricket Saved My Life (Then Ruined It)

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Fatty Batter: How Cricket Saved My Life (Then Ruined It)

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This hilarious story of one mans lifelong obsession with cricket takes readers from the early awkward days as a fat boy growing up in a Brighton sweet shop to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates still chasing the sweet spot. In this story, cricket offers a shelter from lifes irksome realities and a place in which to quietly dream. That place is a peculi This hilarious story of one mans lifelong obsession with cricket takes readers from the early awkward days as a fat boy growing up in a Brighton sweet shop to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates still chasing the sweet spot. In this story, cricket offers a shelter from lifes irksome realities and a place in which to quietly dream. That place is a peculiarly English arcadia of occasional wondrous beauty, forests of comforting statistics, and the endless life-affirming rituals of defeat, humiliation, and disappointment—the perfect net practice for life.

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This hilarious story of one mans lifelong obsession with cricket takes readers from the early awkward days as a fat boy growing up in a Brighton sweet shop to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates still chasing the sweet spot. In this story, cricket offers a shelter from lifes irksome realities and a place in which to quietly dream. That place is a peculi This hilarious story of one mans lifelong obsession with cricket takes readers from the early awkward days as a fat boy growing up in a Brighton sweet shop to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates still chasing the sweet spot. In this story, cricket offers a shelter from lifes irksome realities and a place in which to quietly dream. That place is a peculiarly English arcadia of occasional wondrous beauty, forests of comforting statistics, and the endless life-affirming rituals of defeat, humiliation, and disappointment—the perfect net practice for life.
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Title Fatty Batter: How Cricket Saved My Life (Then Ruined It) Height 12.7
Michael Simkins Width 2
ISBN-13 9780091901516 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0091901510 Spine Width
Publisher Ebury Press Pages 320
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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