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Memoirs of a rugby-playing man

Jay Atkinson

Memoirs of a rugby-playing man

guts, glory, and blood in the world"s greatest game

by Jay Atkinson

  • 130 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rugby football,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJay Atkinson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV945.2 .A84 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252732M
    ISBN 109781429990615
    LC Control Number2012007487

    One that I have read is "Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man," by Jay Atkinson. If Nick Hornby (Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy) was a jock and went to college in Florida in the 80s, this would be the book . Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man — Saturday PM. Methuen native Jay Atkinson is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, investigative journalist, and itinerant amateur athlete. He is the author of two novels, a story collection, and four narrative nonfiction books.

    With this book, Marc Songini has written an indispensable guide to organized crime in New England." -Jay Atkinson, author of Legends of Winter Hill and Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man "With attention to detail both mesmerizing and macabre, Marc Songini delves deep into the sordid but fascinating lives of New England's most lethal gangsters. May 30,  · Memoirs Of A Rugby-Playing Man. Jay Atkinson has played rugby for most of his life. Now he's written a book about it. He spoke with Bill Littlefield about his book and his life as a.

    Oct 01,  · A strong sense of place and vivid narration underscore journalist Atkinson’s tale of war, survival, and murder in colonial Massachusetts. Atkinson (Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man) opens with a heart-pounding account of the Abenaki raid on Haverhill, Mass., the English frontier town on the Merrimack River that was home to the Duston sunshinesteaming.com: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. With this book, Marc Songini has written an indispensable guide to organized crime in New England.” —Jay Atkinson, author of Legends of Winter Hill and Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man “With attention to detail both mesmerizing and macabre, Marc Songini delves deep into the sordid but fascinating lives of New England's most lethal gangsters.


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Now, 35 years later, he’s still at it, playing in open competitions and tournaments all over the country. A College of Communication lecturer in journalism, Atkinson has written about his passion for the sport in his new book, Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man: Guts, Glory and Blood in the World’s Greatest Game (Thomas Dunne Books, ).

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Apr 24,  · In Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man, bestselling author Jay Atkinson describes his thirty-five year odyssey in the sport-from his rough and rowdy days at the University of Florida, through the intrigue of various foreign tours, club championships, and all star selections, up to his current stint with the freewheeling Vandals Rugby Club out of Los /5(7).

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May 19,  · Bill's thoughts on Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man. Jay Atkinson comes across as an unapologetic throwback. He embraces rugby in part because he Author: Bill Littlefield. As he recounts in "Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man," he has turned out in almost matches and suffered more injuries (including torn ligaments, broken bones and a detached retina) than many of Author: Allan Massie.

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In his raucous book, Atkinson (Paradise Road), a rugby-playing fan and a writing professor at Boston University, is betting the aggressive sport will catch on in the U.S. Rugby goes back to s Engl. Dec 03,  · Do you want to remove all your recent searches.

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