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24%OFFMarcus Berkmann - Zimmer Men - 9780349119151 - V9780349119151
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Zimmer Men

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Description for Zimmer Men Paperback. The pains of the ageing cricketer revealed in the hilarious sequel to RAIN MEN (about the appalling Captain Scott Invitation XI - named after the model of heroic failure). Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGS; WSJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 174.
Ten years after his classic Rain Men - 'cricket's answer to Fever Pitch,' said the Daily Telegraph - Marcus Berkmann returns to the strange and wondrous world of village cricket, where players sledge their team-mates, umpires struggle to count up to six, the bails aren't on straight and the team that fields after a hefty tea invariably loses. This time he's on the trail of the Ageing Cricketer, having suddenly realised that he is one himself and playing in a team with ten others every weekend. In their minds they run around the field as fast as ever; it's only ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780349119151
SKU
V9780349119151
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About Marcus Berkmann
Marcus Berkmann has spent more than thirty years sitting in front of various television screens swearing at incompetent England batsmen. In his leisure time he has written columns on sport for Punch, the Independent on Sunday and the Daily Express. He is a regular contributor to Private Eye and film critic of the Oldie, and writes book reviews for the ... Read more

Reviews for Zimmer Men
A book about, and for, anyone whose dreams outreach their abilities
GUARDIAN
[a] humorous masterpiece to treasure
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Berkmann's observation and wit reveals all that's truly great about cricket and the spirit of the sport. The Game of Life as it should be played.
LADS MAG
Berkmann's acute powers of observation, especially ... Read more

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