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Driven: The Definitive Biography of Nick Faldo

Concannon, Dale

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ISBN 10: 185227946X / ISBN 13: 9781852279462
Published by Virgin Publishing, 2001
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VGC.Virgin books,2001.First UK edition-first printing.Green hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nicks and slightly worn on the edge of the front cover)with Dj(two creases,nicks and a scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.348pp including index.Nice and clean pages with a ink mark,nick and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small nick and crease on the edge of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph Product Description: Nick Faldo, the greatest British golfer of all time, has always held a certain fascination. What makes this complex man tick? What has driven him to his remarkable success? Does a champion golfer have to be a loner? What sacrifices has he had to make to reach the top? All of these intriguing questions are addressed in detail in Driven. n nFor the majority of his long golf career, Faldo has been branded as one of the coldest men in British sport - at times better known for being distant, arrogant, and wrapped up in himself than for winning three Open Championships and three US Masters. Indeed, the victories seemed only to cultivate the image of him as a socially inept, mechanical player, a 'vivisector of golf courses'. Faldo's life, both on and off the golf course, often reads like a Hollywood film script. So far, an uneasy relationship with the media has meant that we know very little indeed about Nick Faldo, the man. But those close to him have no shared their thoughts and experiences assisting author Dale Concannon to produce a fascinating insight into a unique sportsman. n nClearly, the quest for perfection has taken its toll. From the exhilarating highs of golf superstardom to the shattering lows of failed marriages and inexplicable losses in form, Driven analyses exactly what motivates this seemingly inscrutable man. Bookseller Inventory # 705

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Title: Driven: The Definitive Biography of Nick ...

Publisher: Virgin Publishing

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Despite winning three Open Championships and three US Masters, Nick Faldo is generally better known as one of the coldest men in the sport. However, he has always held a certain fascination for sports fans. What makes this complex man tick? What has driven him to this remarkable success? Does a champion golfer have to be a loner? What sacrifices has he made to reach the top? All of these questions are addressed in detail in this insight into the sportsman.

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Dale Concannon is a full-time golf journalist and author. Now living in Germany, he is among the best known and most widely read golf writers in Europe. He is a regular contributor to Golf World and Golf Monthly magazines. His last book was The Round of My Life (Headline).

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