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500-1:The Miracle of Headingley '81
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Publishing in time for the next Ashes series - to be held in Australia from November through to January 2011 The thirtieth anniversary of this, one of the most memorable moments in British - and cricket's - sporting history is approaching (summer 2011) Published under the Wisden brand - a stamp of authority and great writing

"The book that will stand as the definitive record of that amazing match" Matthew Engel, The Guardian "Told with drama, humour and wonder ... a marvellous read ... places the match sharply within its social and cultural context." The Morning Star "An unusual work, written with great panache and energy ... well-researched and filled with tasty morsels for everyone to savour. There is plenty of laughter, too... Why not slip [it] into your picnic basket ... you won't be disappointed and, in all probability, it will be more exciting than the match you are watching." The Times "Informative, witty, detailed and, with, occasionally, a bit of spleen-venting, it is everything, in fact, a book like this should be ... demands to be read by all sports fans." The West Briton "Impossible to read without the hairs on the back of your neck standing on end - and a smile developing on the lips at the most unlikely moment." BBC Sport Online

About the Author

Rob Steen has written several books including David Gower: A Man Out of Time and Spring, Summer, Autumn (runner-up for the William Hill). He is a sportswriter on Cricinfo (and previously for the Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, FT, and Wisden Cricket Monthly) and senior lecturer in sports journalism at the University of Brighton. Alastair McLellan is a former editor of Inside Edge, and writer on Wisden Cricket Monthly. He authored several sports books including Botham: Hero and Villain, and Nothing Sacred: The new cricket culture.

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"The book that will stand as the definitive record of that amazing match" Matthew Engel, The Guardian "Told with drama, humour and wonder ... a marvellous read ... places the match sharply within its social and cultural context." The Morning Star "An unusual work, written with great panache and energy ... well-researched and filled with tasty morsels for everyone to savour. There is plenty of laughter, too... Why not slip [it] into your picnic basket ... you won't be disappointed and, in all probability, it will be more exciting than the match you are watching." The Times "Informative, witty, detailed and, with, occasionally, a bit of spleen-venting, it is everything, in fact, a book like this should be ... demands to be read by all sports fans." The West Briton "Impossible to read without the hairs on the back of your neck standing on end - and a smile developing on the lips at the most unlikely moment." BBC Sport Online

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