The Resource The straight dope, Chip Le Grand

The straight dope, Chip Le Grand

Label
The straight dope
Title
The straight dope
Statement of responsibility
Chip Le Grand
Title variation
straight dope
Title variation remainder
the inside story of sports biggest drug scandal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics, greed and personal feuds which fuelled an extraordinary saga. Clubs and coaches determined to win, a sports scientist who doesn't play by the rules, a generation of footballers held hostage by scandal and injected with who knows what, sport administrators hell bent on control, an anti-doping authority out of its depth, an unpopular government that just wants it to end - for two tumultuous seasons this was the biggest game in Australia
Summary
What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics, greed and personal feuds which fuelled an extraordinary saga
Award
Walkley Award for Best Nonfiction Book, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10470667
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Le Grand, Chip
Dewey number
362.29
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
  • Essendon Football Club
  • Doping in sports
  • Australian football players
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the inside story of sport's biggest drug scandal
Label
The straight dope, Chip Le Grand
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 310 pages
Isbn
9780522868500
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780522868500
Label
The straight dope, Chip Le Grand
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 310 pages
Isbn
9780522868500
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780522868500

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