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The Hurricane: The Turbulent Life and Times of Alex Higgins - Bill Borrows

London: Atlantic Books, 2002, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Plates a little rippled otherwise a very well presented copy.

Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;

From the cover: “Born on a council estate in Belfast, Alex Higgins left school at 15. At 17, he won the Northern Ireland and All Ireland snooker championships, and turned professional when he was 20. In 1972, aged just 23, he was the youngest person ever to win the world snooker championship. When he repeated this achievement ten years later, in a final that pulsated with emotion, Higgins became the biggest box-office draw the game has ever known.

Bill Borrows reconstructs vividly the terrifying roller-coaster ride of Higgins’ life. Outrageous, gripping and, ultimately wrenching, The Hurricane is the authoritative biography of one of the most charismatic and self-destructive figures ever to appear in British sport.”

Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XV] 368 pages.