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Medium   by Harry Thompson

category Sports
ISBN: 0719563453
Books Registered: 5
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It seemed a simple enough idea at the outset: to assemble a team of eleven men to play cricket on each of the seven continents of the globe. Except - hold on a minute - that's not a simple idea at all. And when you throw in incompetent airline officials, amorous Argentine Colonels' wives, cunning Bajan drug dealers, gay Australian waiters, overzealous American anti-terrorist police, idiot Welshmen dressed as Santa Claus, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and whole armies of pitch-invading Antarctic penguins, you quickly arrive at a whole lot more than you bargained for. Harry Thompson's hilarious book tells the story of one of those great idiotic enterprises that only an Englishman could have dreamed up, and only a bunch of Englishmen could possibly have wished to carry out.


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Registered by concertina8 of Wien Bezirk 13 - Hietzing, Wien Austria on 8/21/2008

Current status: available Average 4 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by HerbertAGandM of Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom on 3/16/2010

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Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/13/2018

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by honestkev of Greenford, Greater London United Kingdom on 3/24/2007

Current status: available Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by lucymccormick of not specified on 6/4/2009

Current status: travelling Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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