A Fair Field and No Favour: The Ashes 2005

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Scribe Publications, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 231 pages
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Brilliantly conveying all the drama and excitement of the series of a lifetime, this book documents the extraordinary events of the 2005 Ashes series between England and Australia that kept cricket lovers in both countries spellbound. The 2005 Ashes series?widely regarded as the greatest test cricket series in more than 50 years?comes alive in this nonpartisan account of one of the most partisan sporting events in the world. 

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About the author (2005)

Gideon Haighhas been a journalist for more than thirty years, contributed to more than a hundred newspapers and magazines, written thirty books and edited seven others. His book On Warnewon the British Sports Book Awards Best Cricket Book of the Year Award, the Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year Award, the Jack Pollard Trophy, and the Waverley Library Nib Award; it was also shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards Biography of the Year, the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, and the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. The Officewon the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction. Other recent titles include Uncertain Corridors- Writings on Modern Cricket, End of the Road?on Australia's automotive industry, and The Deserted Newsroom, about media in a digital age.

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