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'For so long as the sport of cricket has been performed across the world, there were journos "on the tour" ... existence at the street is difficult. yet as you're approximately to adventure, it's bloody unique as well.' Adam Gilchrist

Cricket author Andrew Ramsey's activity was once to be on journey with the world's maximum cricket workforce over a decade whilst it had no peer. the inaccurate LINE chronicles the privileges and pitfalls of a lifestyles spent trotting the globe, striking out with activities stars, and being paid to monitor cricket - an career looked by means of numerous cricket and trip enthusiasts alike as 'the world's most sensible job', even if it renders you on my own and at risk with just a three-thumbed taxi motive force for support.

Set in the players' dressing room and at the workforce bus; on the bar, the breakfast desk, or even in a haunted medieval fortress; in England, the West Indies and India, in addition to Sharjah, Bangladesh, Kenya and Hong Kong - the incorrect LINE grants a ringside seat at essentially the most memorable cricket occasions, together with the extraordinary 1999 global Cup and Australia's chaotic 2005 Ashes campaign.

A journey diary in contrast to any you've ever learn, it grants a unprecedented perception into the off-field lifestyles, personality and ideas of a few of the game's all-time greats, together with Stephen Waugh, Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara.

'This is the cricket publication of the summer time. You won't locate an account of the sport its major gamers advised during this means at any place else. It's a clean switch, and one definitely worth the read.' - LAUNCESTON EXAMINER

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'For so long as the sport of cricket has been performed the world over, there were journos "on the tour" . .. existence at the highway is hard. yet as you're approximately to event, it's bloody enjoyable to boot. ' Adam Gilchrist

Cricket author Andrew Ramsey's task used to be to be on journey with the world's maximum cricket staff over a decade whilst it had no peer. the inaccurate LINE chronicles the privileges and pitfalls of a existence spent trotting the globe, striking out with activities stars, and being paid to observe cricket - an profession seemed via numerous cricket and shuttle fanatics alike as 'the world's most sensible job', even if it renders you by myself and in danger with just a three-thumbed taxi driving force for support.

Set in the players' dressing room and at the crew bus; on the bar, the breakfast desk, or even in a haunted medieval fort; in England, the West Indies and India, in addition to Sharjah, Bangladesh, Kenya and Hong Kong - the inaccurate LINE delivers a ringside seat at the most memorable cricket occasions, together with the notable 1999 international Cup and Australia's chaotic 2005 Ashes campaign.

A travel diary in contrast to any you've ever learn, it promises an extraordinary perception into the off-field lifestyles, personality and innovations of a few of the game's all-time greats, together with Stephen Waugh, Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara.

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7. Interview with William Davis, August 2004. 8. Interestingly, Dabney does not include Bessie Russell in his list of “colored” health professionals. He does, however, note Joseph Russell and his profession. See Dabney, Cincinnati’s Colored Citizens. 9. Interview with George Russell, June 2004. 10. Ibid. 11. Ibid. 12. Ibid. 13. Ibid. 14. Interview with McPheeters. 15. Interview with W. Davis. 16. Interview with G. Russell, June 2004. 17. Vivian Perlis, interview with George Russell, American Music Series, December 8, 1993, Oral History Project of American Music, sponsored and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts Special Jazz Projects.

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