Pocket Money

Pocket Money

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1985, and following "that" final - between Dennis Taylor and Steve Davis - Britain suddenly found itself in the grip of a new sporting obsession. Snooker was big business, and with TV looking to cash in, 1986 was to be a crucial year. In one corner was Barry Hearn and his Romford mafia - Davis, Taylor, Griffiths - and in the other were the bad boys - Higgins, White, Knowles - threatening the game's good name and its earning potential. For one year, Gordon Burn traveled with this snooker circus. With unprecedented access to the leading personalities, Pocket Money offers a unique snapshot of 1980s Britain.

ISBN: 9780571236831

Published Date: December 29, 2008

Publisher: William Heinemann

Language: English

Page Count: 284

Size: 7.72" l x 4.96" w x 0.79"