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Tortured Tales of a Collingwood Tragic

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During the 2010 drawn Grand Final, James Gilchrist received no less than 47 text-messages of support or concern, more than he had received for his wedding, his fortieth birthday or the birth of his 3 children. To each, his wife wearily relayed the text: "unable 2 respond right now but thank u 4 your support and encouragement at this tense and difficult time." When the game ...more
Paperback, 231 pages
Published 2011 by Connor Court Publishing
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Cherie
Jul 26, 2011 Cherie rated it really liked it
A must read for any Collingwood fan - well for anyone who loves "their team" religiously.

This is a tale of James Gilchrist and the pain of growing up a Pies supporter - from the lowest of Collywobble lows to the highest of Grand Final winning highs.

You (well I - as a Pies fan myself) feel every torturous moment James went through as he grew from Pie-baby (instilled by his mother) to his relief at the second 2010 Grand Final and all those moments in between.

Fantastic book, I would recommend it to
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Philip Norman
Dec 01, 2013 Philip Norman rated it really liked it
Well let's just say it was a bit like reading a story about myself and some Collingwood mates I have, loved it
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