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Alone AUTHOR Bill Jones reader Ç ✓ [Read] ➲ Alone By Bill Jones – Goproled.co.uk Winner of the Outstanding Sports Writing Award Cross British Sports Book Awards 2015Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year awardOne winter's night in 1976 over 20 million people in B Winner of the Outstanding Sports Writing Award CWinner of the Outstanding Sports Writing Award Cross British Sports Book Awards 2015Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year awardOne winter's night in 1976 over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic glory on an ice rink in Austria Many millionswatched around the world Overnight he became one of the most famous men on the planet He was awarded the OBE He was chosen as BBC Sports Personality of the YearCurry had changed ice skating from marginal sport to high art And yet the man was and would always remain an absolute mystery to a world that had been dazzled by his gift Surely men's skating was supposed to be Cossack muscular not sensual and ambiguous like thisCurry himself was an often tortured man of labyrinthine complexity For the first time Alone untangles the extraordinary web of his toxic troubled brilliant and short life It is a story of childhood nightmares furious ambition sporting genius lifelong rivalries homophobia Cold War politics financial ruin and deep personal tragedy Alone reveals the restless impatient often dark soul of a man whose words could lacerate whose skating invariably moved audiences to tears and who after succumbing to AIDS as so many of his fellow artists and friends did died of a heart attack aged just 44

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Winner of the Outstanding Sports Writing Award Cross British Sports Book Awards 2015Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year awardOne winter's night in 1976 over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic glory on an ice rink in Austria Many millionswatched around the world Overnight he became one of the most famous men on the planet He was awarded the OBE He was chosen as BBC Sports Personality of the YearCurry had changed ice skating from marginal sport to high art And yet the man was and would always remain an absolute mystery to a world that had been dazzled by his gift Surely men's skating was supposed to be Cossack muscular not sensual and ambiguous like thisCurry himself was an often tortured man of labyrinthine complexity For the first time Alone untangles the extraordinary web of his toxic troubled brilliant and short life It is a story of childhood nightmares furious ambition sporting genius lifelong rivalries homophobia Cold War politics financial ruin and deep personal tragedy Alone reveals the restless impatient often dark soul of a man whose words could lacerate whose skating invariably moved audiences to tears and who after succumbing to AIDS as so many of his fellow artists and friends did died of a heart attack aged just 44

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Alone AUTHOR Bill JonWinner of the Outstanding Sports Writing Award Cross British Sports Book Awards 2015Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year awardOne winter's night in 1976 over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic glory on an ice rink in Austria Many millionswatched around the world Overnight he became one of the most famous men on the planet He was awarded the OBE He was chosen as BBC Sports Personality of the YearCurry had changed ice skating from marginal sport to high art And yet the man was and would always remain an absolute mystery to a world that had been dazzled by his gift Surely men's skating was supposed to be Cossack muscular not sensual and ambiguous like thisCurry himself was an often tortured man of labyrinthine complexity For the first time Alone untangles the extraordinary web of his toxic troubled brilliant and short life It is a story of childhood nightmares furious ambition sporting genius lifelong rivalries homophobia Cold War politics financial ruin and deep personal tragedy Alone reveals the restless impatient often dark soul of a man whose words could lacerate whose skating invariably moved audiences to tears and who after succumbing to AIDS as so many of his fellow artists and friends did died of a heart attack aged just 44