Greg Growden has won the 2021 Jack Pollard Literary award for the Australian Cricket Society’s cricket book of the year.
His Cricketers at War was published in 2019. The award was not presented last year because of Covid.
Sub titled Cricket Heroes Who also Fought for Australia in Battle it features numerous heroes of Australian cricket have also proved themselves on the battlefield, from Gallipoli to Vietnam and beyond. Among them are some of Australia’s most illustrious cricketing names: Donald Bradman, Keith Miller, Keith Carmody, Cec Pepper, Jack Fingleton and, in more recent years, Tony Dell and Doug Walters.
Growden tells their extraordinary stories of bravery, hardship, courage and human endeavour.
It is a softback and available from me now at $35 plus post