Secondhand. Good condition. Wear to book corners and edges. Slight bending of top right front cover. Light foxing to right foredge.
Bob Rose is one of the true legends of Australian Rules Football. Regarded by many as the best rover of all time, he was also the coach of his beloved Collingwood for many years. Bob's brilliant ball skills, his toughness as a player, his inspiring leadership and his unerring sense of fair play set him above the pack over and over again.
However, Bob's life is about much more than sport. It is also about a remarkable family: his wife Elsie, who gave up a promising singing career, and his sons Robert and Peter one a champion sportsman who became a quadriplegic in the prime of his career, and the other a celebrated poet and writer who took a very different path. Bob Rose's story is one of humility, grace and great resilience in the face of extraordinary adversity.
It is the story of how a man climbed from obscurity, weathering life's lows, both personal and sporting, to become one of the true greats of Australian life. Illuminating, tragic and uplifting, Bob Rose is about one extraordinary ordinary man. It is a story for everyone.