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Hard Men Fight Back: Kiwi Sportsmen Who Beat the Odds to Live Their Dream

Gregor Paul

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ISBN 10: 1458780104 / ISBN 13: 9781458780102
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Title: Hard Men Fight Back: Kiwi Sportsmen Who Beat...

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Paperback. 352 pages. Dimensions: 10.0in. x 7.8in. x 0.8in.It is well known that Kiwi sportsmen punch well above their weight in many different sporting arenas. What is perhaps less known is that some of them have had to battle extreme adversity to come back and live out their sporting dreams. Hard Men Fight Back is a collection of 17 remarkable stories of New Zealanders who have suffered severely, either through horrendous accidents, life-threatening illnesses or dire misfortune, yet have fought their way back to succeed in their chosen sport. Their courage, determination and tenacity make compelling reading. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781458780102

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Synopsis: It is well known that Kiwi sportsmen punch well above their weight in many different sporting arenas. What is perhaps less known is that some of them have had to battle extreme adversity to come back and live out their sporting dreams. Hard Men Fight Back is a collection of 17 remarkable stories of New Zealanders who have suffered severely, either through horrendous accidents, life-threatening illnesses or dire misfortune, yet have fought their way back to succeed in their chosen sport. Their courage, determination and tenacity make compelling reading.

About the Author: Gregor Paul has been a journalist for more than 12 years and is the author of Hard Men Fight Back (now out of print) and the best-selling The Reign of King Henry. Recognised as one of New Zealand's leading writers on the national game, he has been the Herald on Sunday's voice of rugby since its inception in 2004 and is also the editor of Rugby World. Born in Scotland, he lives in Auckland with his wife and three children.

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