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Derby

Written by David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman

Paperback
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$24.99

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‘The State is divided. It’s not life or death, it’s more important.’

So says a poster on Dennis Cometti’s wall – and that’s what David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman found when they interviewed 40 fans of the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers.

The book features James Baker, Julie Bishop, Fedele Camarda, Maria Camporeale, Kevin Croon, Jesse Dart, Ron Elliott, Les Everett, Alison Fan, Glenis Freemantle, Maria Giglia, Mark Greenwood, Gaby Haddow, Julie Hoffman, Adrian Hoffman, Greig Johnston, Justin Langer, Deanne Lewis, Dennis Lillee, Lesley the Voodoo Lady, Luc Longley, Alsy Macdonald, Carla Mackesey, Ross McLean, Shaun McManus, Clive Mercer, Ian MacRae, Kia Mippy, Peter Mudie, Jeff Newman, Gillian O’Shaughnessy, Melissa Parke, Parsi, Janet Peters, John Prior, Matt Quinn aka Mr Q, Kim Scott, Glen Stasiuk, Bill Sutherland, Bevan Taylor, David Wirrpanda.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
'At last, from footy’s Wild West, a book on one of the must-sees of the Australian football calendar – the Derby!' Martin Flanagan

Properties
ISBN 9781925164497 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 128mm) (Paperback)
Categories Coming Soon
Sport, Travel & Entertainment
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2017
Pages 240
Rights World
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    Sean Gorman

    Sean Gorman has studied and worked in the Indigenous studies field for twenty-three years. He currently holds a senior fellowship at Curtin University. Gorman’s work draws on social justice, social history, sports history, and local history. His book Brotherboys: The Story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer was adapted for a play and had a national tour in 2011. His most recent book is Legends: The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century.  Read more

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    David Whish-Wilson

    David Whish-Wilson was born in Newcastle, NSW, but grew up in Singapore, Victoria and WA. He left Australia aged eighteen to live for a decade in Europe, Africa and Asia, where he worked as a barman, actor, street seller, petty criminal, labourer, exterminator, factory worker, gardener, clerk, travel agent, teacher and drug-trial guinea pig. He now lives in Fremantle and coordinates the creative writing program at Curtin University. Read more