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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Chasing Shadows : The Life & Death of Peter Roebuck
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'Part biography, part personal reflection and part investigation, Chasing Shadows: The Life And Death Of Peter Roebuck celebrates Roebuck’s immense achievements as a player, captain, writer, broadcaster and philanthropist, and does not shy away from the controversies that plagued his life and hang so darkly and with such uncertainty over his shocking death.

'Investigations uncovered details previously unknown to the public, and some of the cricket world's giant figures have volunteered their experience, perspective and opinions—both praising and criticising—for this remarkable figure, life and story.

'Tim Lane and co-author Elliot Cartledge explore the ‘Roebuck phenomenon’, how this seemingly awkward and eccentric intellectual giant became, briefly, the English cricket captain, was embroiled in a long-standing feud with the likes of Ian Botham and Viv Richards, gained adulation throughout the sub-continent and Australasia and established what was essentially a homespun charity to put scores of impoverished Africans through secondary schooling and university .

'Along with the recollections and revelations of colleague and confidante Tim Lane, Chasing Shadows features stories and interviews with the likes of Ian Botham, Viv Richards, Ian Chappell, Mark Nicholas, Steve Waugh, Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting, Kerry O’Keefe, Martin Crowe, Mike Coward, Jim Maxwell and many others, including members of the Roebuck family.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Egmont , 2015 .
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      Extent: 298, 8 unnumbered pages of platesp.
      Description: illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
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      • Published: 1st October 2015
      ISBN: 9781743790120
    • Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Books , 2017 .
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      Extent: 298p.
      Description: illus., ports, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
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      • Published 1 June 2017

      ISBN: 9781743793497

Works about this Work

Roebuck a Celebrated Writer and Enigma to the Very End Martin Flanagan , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 16-17 January 2016; (p. 41)
The Struggle for Answers When an Innings Is Cut Short Gideon Haigh , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 November 2015; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Chasing Shadows : The Life & Death of Peter Roebuck Tim Lane , Elliot Cartledge , 2015 single work biography
The Struggle for Answers When an Innings Is Cut Short Gideon Haigh , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 November 2015; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Chasing Shadows : The Life & Death of Peter Roebuck Tim Lane , Elliot Cartledge , 2015 single work biography
Roebuck a Celebrated Writer and Enigma to the Very End Martin Flanagan , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 16-17 January 2016; (p. 41)
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