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Absolutely Foxed by Graeme Fowler

By Graeme Fowler

With riotous tales of existence on England excursions, partying with Ian Botham and Elton John, mixed with a relocating account of his conflict with mental-health concerns, Graeme Fowler's Absolutely Foxed is a cricket memoir in contrast to the other. obvious through many as a maverick, happy-go-lucky determine, Fowler turned a highly influential trainer, and is among the most unique thinkers concerning the online game. He's battled and gained opposed to the easiest spinners in India, and the quickest bowlers from the West Indies - he's even came across himself on the centre of a tabloid storm. 
     In this booklet, he appears again over his forty years within the specialist online game, spending sixteen years at the county circuit with Lancashire and Durham, and 3 years as an England overseas - a interval that used to be minimize brief by way of a life-threatening harm. He that with a spell operating on Test fit Special, sooner than working the Durham Centre of Excellence for 18 years. Alastair Campbell presents an Afterword during which he commends Fowler's help for others being affected by mental-health difficulties; Fowler's personal studies may still offer support and notion for these facing related problems. 
     In his Foreword, lifelong pal Sir Ian Botham describes Fowler as 'one of the gutsiest I ever encountered', but additionally issues out how he 'made a dressing room tick'. these components of braveness, wisdom and humour are all current in Absolutely Foxed - a very unmissable read. 

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