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Leather soul : a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues, Bob Murphy

Label
Leather soul : a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues
Title
Leather soul
Title remainder
a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues
Statement of responsibility
Bob Murphy
Title variation
Leather soul
Title variation remainder
a half-back flankers rhythm and blues
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bob Murphy has never been a typical footballer. Music buff, Age columnist and Winnebago driver, he is as comfortable in a Fitzroy café or the front bar of a grungy pub as he is in the locker room. In this unique memoir, Murphy takes the reader inside his seventeen-year career, including his three years as captain of the Bulldogs, exploring the people, places and events that shaped him. From playing backyard cricket in 1980s Warragul to Community Cup with Paul Kelly in the 2000s, and from the joy of marrying his high school crush to the agony of a season-ending ACL rupture: the man described as the spirit of the Bulldogs has soul, and it's made of leather. How did the country kid with a gypsy's heart become an All-Australian captain? What's it like to have your club reach the Grand Final for the first time in sixty-two years, and have to cheer from the sidelines? How does it feel to realise you can no longer do the things that made you great? The great Australian football bard Martin Flanagan has long insisted Bob Murphy has a book in him like no footballer has written. Leather Soul proves him right
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10734887
Cataloging source
NOV
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1982-
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Murphy, Bob
Dewey number
796.336092
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Murphy, Bob
  • Australian Football League
  • Australian football players
  • Australian football
  • Australian football teams
Target audience
adult
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a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues
Label
Leather soul : a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues, Bob Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760640521
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (chiefly colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Leather soul : a half-back flanker's rhythm and blues, Bob Murphy
Publication
Copyright
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
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760640521
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (chiefly colour)
Specific material designation
regular print

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