The Master

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest ever sportspeople, Roger Federer is a beloved as a phenomenon, a symbol of enduring greatness and yet is intensely private. But his path from temperamental, bleach-blond teenager with dubious style sense to one of the greatest, most self-possessed and elegant of competitors has been a long-running act of will, not destiny. Based on 20 years of one-on-one interviews with Federer and with wide access to Federer’s inner circle, including his coaches and key rivals, legendary sports reporter Christopher Clarey’s account will be a must-read retrospective for the loyal sports fan, and anyone interested in the inner workings of unfaltering excellence. ‘The Master’ tells the story of Federer’s life and career on both an intimate and grand scale.

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest ever sportspeople, Roger Federer is a global phenomenon. From his humble beginnings as a temperamental teenager to becoming symbol of enduring greatness, The Master is the definitive biography of a global icon who is both beloved and yet intensely private. But his path from temperamental, bleach-blond teenager with dubious style sense to one of the greatest, most self-possessed and elegant of competitors has been a long-running act of will, not destiny. He not only had a great gift. He had grit.

With access to Federer’s inner circle, including his wife, Mirka, his longtime trainer and based on one-on-one interviews with Federer, legendary sports reporter Chris Clarey’s account will be a must read retrospective for the loyal sports fans, and anyone interested in the inner workings of unfaltering excellence. The Master tells the story of Federer’s life and career on both an intimate and grand scale.

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Weight 320 g
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.6 × 3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

423 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

796.342092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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