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The Resource Eddie Gilbert : the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend, Mike Colman, Ken Edwards

Eddie Gilbert : the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend, Mike Colman, Ken Edwards

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Eddie Gilbert : the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend
Title
Eddie Gilbert
Title remainder
the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend
Statement of responsibility
Mike Colman, Ken Edwards
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eddie Gilbert, born at Durundur, south Queensland, c.1905, to Anderson and Alice Gilbert, Kanji people, North Queensland; removed first to Durundur, then Cherbourg settlements; Eddie was a great sportsman and in his mid-twenties, was selected to play cricket for Queensland in 1930; covers his cricket career as the fastest bowler in Australia, who bowled Don Bradman for a duck in 1931; he died in Goodna Asylum in 1978, having spent the last 30 years of his life there; this biography is also a history of Aboriginal life from 1900s to 1980s in eastern Australia; lists career statistics; includes Index of names, persons, places
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ANL
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Colman, Mike
Dewey number
796.358092
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Edwards, Ken
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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  • Gilbert, Eddie
  • Aboriginal Australian cricket players
  • Cricket players
Label
Eddie Gilbert : the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend, Mike Colman, Ken Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contains statistics of Eddie Gilbert's first class figures
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p272-274
Control code
000023531770
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 280 p., [24] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780733311543
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.
Label
Eddie Gilbert : the true story of an Aboriginal cricketing legend, Mike Colman, Ken Edwards
Publication
Note
Contains statistics of Eddie Gilbert's first class figures
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p272-274
Control code
000023531770
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 280 p., [24] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780733311543
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.

Library Locations

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