By: Lord Charles Williams (author)eBook


A masterly portrait of cricket's supreme batsman and Australia's greatest hero.

Uniquely among biographers of Don Bradman, Charles Williams sets his subject's cricketing achievements within the context of a crucial period in the history of modern Australia, a time when, as the country felt her way towards something that the world would recognise as 'nationhood', Bradman became a focus for national aspirations, a figure of unique status.

Brilliantly revealing the phenomenon of Bradman's cricketing genius - and the tensions that genius created for the man, his family, team-mates and the game's administrators - Williams' story is as much about Australia as it is a great Australian.

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  • ID: 9781780225487
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Orion
  • publisher imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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