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The Resource A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport, Titus O'Reily

A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport, Titus O'Reily

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A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport
Title
A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport
Statement of responsibility
Titus O'Reily
Title variation
thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When it comes to sport, Australians are mad. Completely, irrationally insane. It's the closest thing we have to a culture. From Don Bradman's singular focus to Steven Bradbury's heroic not falling over, sport has shaped our sense of self. But how did we get here? Part history, part social commentary and a lot of nonsense, Titus O'Reily, Australia's least insightful sports writer, explains. Covering Australian Rules, League, Union, soccer, cricket, the Olympics and much more, Titus tackles the big topics, like- A How not to cheat the salary capA The importance of kicking people in the shinsA The many shortcomings of the English Titus takes you through the characters, the pub meetings, the endless acronyms, the corruption and the alarming number of footballers caught urinating in public. Sport is important - gloriously stupid, but important. To understand Australia you must understand its sporting history. With this guide you sort of, kind of, will
Summary
When it comes to sport, Australians are mad. Completely, irrationally insane. It’s the closest thing we have to a culture. From Don Bradman’s singular focus to Steven Bradbury’s heroic not falling over, sport has shaped our sense of self. But how did we get here? Part history, part social commentary and a lot of nonsense, Titus O’Reily, Australia’s least insightful sports writer, explains
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10642880
Cataloging source
ANL
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O'Reily, Titus
Dewey number
796.0994
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Satire, Australian
  • Sports
Target audience
adult
Label
A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport, Titus O'Reily
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060227702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780143785217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)991883397
Label
A thoroughly unhelpful history of Australian sport, Titus O'Reily
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060227702
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780143785217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)991883397

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