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Hachette : Little Brown Book Group : A-Z Of Sport

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THE A TO Z OF SPORT is unique: nothing as comprehensive has ever appeared before. It covers around one hundred sports with the treatment of some of the nation's favourites such as football rugby cricket and athletics almost meriting books in themselves. The sports covered include everything you can think of: from football to fencing cricket to croquet motor racing to marbles all the way from adventure racing to wrestling - no sport is too big or small for inclusion. There is an introductory essay for each sport explaining its history and rules. These are followed by the most comprehensive lists of tournaments champions cups venues and participants ever assembled. And there are further sections on Sportspeople the Television Sports Personality of the Year Trophies Sporting Quotations and Sporting Current Affairs.From remarkable facts to argument-settling information the A TO Z OF SPORT is the indispensable reference book for every sports fan.

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Brand / Publisher Hachette
Return Policy 15 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2015
ISBN 9780316726450
Author Prof : Trevor Montague
Language English
Pages 800
Binding Hardback


Hachette India is the Indian arm of the UK’s largest general books publisher. Hachette UK, which is made up of companies like Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Little, Brown, Octopus, Orion, Chambers-Harrap, Piatkus, Hodder Education including Arnold, and Hachette Children’s Books; with legendary imprints like John Murray, Everyman, Gollancz, Orbit, Abacus, Sceptre, Virago, Business Plus, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Cassell, Hamlyn, Bounty, etc.; and brands like John Grisham, Asterix, Enid Blyton, Horrid Henry, Stephen King, Steve Berry, Jeffery Deaver, Jodi Picoult, Alexander McCall Smith, Gregory David Roberts, Mathew Reilly, Martina Cole, James Patterson, Robert Ludlum, Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh (in the UK), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Lavanya Sankaran, to name a few. Hachette India commenced operations in 2008 and began its local publishing programme in May 2009 with Amit Varma’s My Friend Sancho, the highest selling fiction debut of the year. This was followed by such books as Manjit Kumar’s Quantum (shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009) and Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters. The Children’s books division got off to a great start as well with the bestselling The Mahatma and the Monkeys. The year that followed saw the publication of several bestselling titles including Turbulence by star Samit Basu, Third Best by Arjun Rao and a spate of non-fiction leads like 24 Akbar Road, The Absent State, Red Markets, Travelling Diva by celebrity Chef Ritu dalmia, and the country’s first Yearbook for Children. Hachette India publishes general, literary and commercial fiction, children’s and reference books as well as non- fiction, covering memoirs, self help, travel, history, business, popular culture, lifestyle and sport.

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