You Must Like Cricket?

R 57.00  

Subtitle: Memoirs of an Indian Cricket Fan
Author: Soumya Bhattacharya
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press (2006)
ISBN-10: 0224075217
ISBN-13: 9780224075213
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 188
Dimensions: 21.5 x 13.5 x 1.5 cm
Weight: 0.25 kg

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Soumya Bhattacharya knows this: he has a steady job, a loving wife, a daughter he dotes on. But most of all he has cricket. Or perhaps more accurately: cricket has him. Ever since he can remember, he's loved the game.

In this sparkling memoir of a lifetime spent in the company of eleven men, a green field and a billion other worshippers, Soumya Bhattacharya gives us a guided tour of the soul of a cricket obsessive.

Part reportage, part travelogue, part cultural politics, You Must Like Cricket explores the joys and the lows (mostly the lows) of a thirty-year love affair, and how one game has become so closely tied to the Indian nation's identity,



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