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New Ray Chesterton book

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Terry Zarsoff, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Terry Zarsoff

    Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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    Spotted a book today called 'Manly Sea Eagles: the Team you love to Hate' by Ray Chesterton. It's a pretty good narrative history of the club from its beginnings and goes right up to the end of last season. Later chapters include Stewart's disgraceful treatment at the hands of Gallop and the NRL, Hasler's defection and of course the sacking of Tooves.

    I certainly intend buying a copy.
     
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    • HoldenV8

      HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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      A book like that in Adelaide would require a search. Sounds interesting though.
       
    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Let me know if you have issues getting a copy. I will be in Sydney next week and get one for you.
       
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      • HoldenV8

        HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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        I'm more surprised paper still exists. Isn't everything an e-book now?
         
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        • Terry Zarsoff

          Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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        • Terry Zarsoff

          Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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          Paper is on the way back.
           
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          • SeaEaglesBlog

            SeaEaglesBlog New Member

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            Thanks for the tip, I'll need to pick this one up.

            There's a follow-up to The Sea Eagle Has Landed (different authors) which covers 1991 right up to the beginning of this season on the way too, it's supposed to be released sometime this year.
             
          • wedgetail eagle

            wedgetail eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member

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            I've heard the Parramatta edition is a join-the-dots book.
             
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            • mave

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              Colour by numbers more like.
              But only 10 colours allowed maximum. Save them removing their shoes and socks.
               
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              • simon64

                simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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                I bet they try and use 12 and hope no one notices. :)
                 
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                • Eagle1

                  Eagle1 Active Member

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                  Parramatta bringing one out called,( 16 spoons and counting)
                   
                • MadMarcus

                  MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                  Here's the Parra version

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                  • Sea Eagle 4 Life

                    Sea Eagle 4 Life Well-Known Member

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                    Looks good. I'll be buying the book.
                     
                  • Shoe1

                    Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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                    I finished the book today. I enjoyed it and learned quite a bit especially about the 60s which was a gap in my knowledge.

                    I'd recommend buying it.

                    There are some frustrating typos, over 20 in all, and it could do with a professional edit. But great to read.
                     
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                    • SeaEagleRock8

                      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                      Good tip Terry, I'll put it down as a birthday present request!
                       
                    • sheridanstand78

                      sheridanstand78 Well-Known Member

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                      I cant wait to read the book, Ray Chesterton has written many good articles over the years.

                      Being the 70th anniversary I would have loved the club to have released a dvd on the history of the club as a souvenir cause we have such an amazing history and pedigree as a club.
                       
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                      • qldeagle

                        qldeagle Well-Known Member

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                        Mate I lived in Adelaide for a year in the early 90's. State of origin was on tele at 11.30pm,what a joke.
                         
                      • SeaEagleRock8

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                        They'd probably sell at least 5000 if they did. I'd get one.
                        By the way, not enough footage of Fulton is available. I know he is on the nose with some NSW fans as a selector (and maybe others too!) but seriously he was the most amazing player and there surely is plenty of footage somewhere to better record his feats. I'd buy it.
                         
                      • Fluffy

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                        can someone cut and paste?
                         

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