The Resource Around the grounds : magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster, Peter Newlinds with David Brewster ; foreword by Tim Lane

Around the grounds : magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster, Peter Newlinds with David Brewster ; foreword by Tim Lane

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Around the grounds : magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster
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Around the grounds
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magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster
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Peter Newlinds with David Brewster ; foreword by Tim Lane
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eng
Summary
Peter Newlinds worked for ABC Radio Grandstand for 18 years through the 1990s and 2000s. His name and voice will be familiar to cricket followers around Australia, and also to the followers of many of the various sports the ABC has covered over the years. Peter provides a unique perspective on the life of the broadcaster as someone who may not have been one of the biggest names on radio but nevertheless was always there, someone whose voice was heard routinely on most days over summer as the cricket broadcast went 'around the grounds'. In Around the Grounds, Peter shares memories and insights that will fire sparks of nostalgia in Australian sporting enthusiasts. In this marvellous memoir, Peter recalls teenage years working inside the grand scoreboard of the SCG, to the pressure of auditioning for the ABC in front of a childhood hero, and then through a long career with the national broadcaster. It's the story of the sporting fan who manages to live out the ultimate sporting fantasy: working as a commentator with one of the world's great sporting broadcasters. Peter describes his numerous experiences with Grandstand covering everything from international cricket to air-pistol shooting on the outskirts of New Delhi. In doing so he provides the reader with numerous insights into life 'one step away' from the action, working with broadcasting legends and crossing paths with sporting greatness at regular intervals
Summary
Peter Newlinds worked for ABC Radio Grandstand for 18 years through the 1990s and 2000s. His name and voice will be familiar to cricket followers around Australia, and also to the followers of many of the various sports the ABC has covered over the years. Peter provides a unique perspective on the life of the broadcaster as someone who may not have been one of the biggest names on radio but nevertheless was always there, someone whose voice was heard routinely on most days over summer as the cricket broadcast went 'around the grounds'. In Around the Grounds, Peter shares memories and insights that will fire sparks of nostalgia in Australian sporting enthusiasts. In this marvellous memoir, Peter recalls teenage years working inside the grand scoreboard of the SCG, to the pressure of auditioning for the ABC in front of a childhood hero, and then through a long career with the national broadcaster. It's the story of the sporting fan who manages to live out the ultimate sporting fantasy: working as a commentator with one of the world's great sporting broadcasters.Peter describes his numerous experiences with Grandstand covering everything from international cricket to air-pistol shooting on the outskirts of New Delhi. In doing so he provides the reader with numerous insights into life 'one step away' from the action, working with broadcasting legends and crossing paths with sporting greatness at regular intervals.After reading Around the Grounds, readers will never listen to radio sport coverage in quite the same way again.
Biography type
autobiography
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SALS
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Newlinds, Peter
Dewey number
070.4497960994
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  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Brewster, David
  • Lane, Tim
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True
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  • Newlinds, Peter
  • Sports journalism
  • Sportscasters
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adult
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magic moments from the life of a sports broadcaster
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Around the grounds : magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster, Peter Newlinds with David Brewster ; foreword by Tim Lane
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
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regular print reproduction
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9780648100874
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illustrations
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regular print
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Around the grounds : magic moments in the life of a sports broadcaster, Peter Newlinds with David Brewster ; foreword by Tim Lane
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780648100874
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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regular print

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