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Note: Glenn McGrath's story told with Daniel Lane.
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story
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'From working the land in Narromine to winning cricket's World Cup three times, Glenn McGrath has always faced life with fierce determination and an unerring will to succeed, despite the odds. Now, following his retirement from international cricket, McGrath shares the story of his life - in cricket and off the field. Known as 'Pigeon', he won his baggy green cap in Perth in 1993 and went on to forge a brilliant career, retiring as cricket's most successful fast bowler with 563 Test wickets. McGrath entered Ashes folklore in 1997 when he destroyed England by taking 8 for 38 at Lord's, and he even scored a Test half-century with the bat. With leg spinner Shane Warne, he formed the most devastating bowling combination in Test history.

'Glenn McGrath's most meaningful achievements, however, have been off the field. With his wife Jane, a survivor of breast and bone cancers, he established the McGrath Foundation, a major fundraiser for and supporter of people with breast cancer. Here, in their own words, the McGrath's discuss their ongoing battles with the disease.

'Line and Strength is the tell-all story of an Australian country boy who took on the world.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Heinemann Australia , 2008 .
      Extent: xvi, 428p.p.
      Description: col. illus., ports
      ISBN: 9781741667196 (pbk.)

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— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 19 June no. 5542 2009; (p. 33)

— Review of Golden Boy : Kim Hughes and the Bad Old Days of Australian Cricket Christian Ryan , 2009 single work biography ; Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
ArtsBooks Phil Brown , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 20 - 26 August no. 699 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
McGrath's Battles on Field and Off Peter Crossing , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 August 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
Pick of the Week Steven Carroll , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 August 2008; (p. 28)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
Briefing Books Stephen Matchett , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
Untitled Santo Caruso , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 87 no. 9 2008; (p. 53)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
Briefing Books Stephen Matchett , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 August 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
Pick of the Week Steven Carroll , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 August 2008; (p. 28)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
McGrath's Battles on Field and Off Peter Crossing , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 August 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
ArtsBooks Phil Brown , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 20 - 26 August no. 699 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Glenn McGrath : Line and Strength : The Complete Story Glenn McGrath , Daniel Lane , 2008 single work autobiography
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