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Daydream Believer [Kindle Edition]

Stanley Gene , Stuart Wilkin
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Stanley Gene’s book is not your ‘run of the mill’ sporting autobiography.

Read his revealing account of family turmoil, snake attacks, political violence, mud sledging in the rainforest and cannibalism. Oh and of course plenty of Rugby.

At 22 years old how do you cope with unimaginable challenges in a strange land? Such as reversing a car, microwave ovens and SNOW!

Enjoy reading just how Stan did and didn’t cope – and how he became one of the most popular figures in rugby league.

* Stan’s birth certificate may be published!

About the Author


Stanley Gene is one of the best loved characters in Super League. He played for Hull KR, Huddersfield and Bradford, where he won the World Club Championship. One of PNG’s greatest sporting ambassadors, he will be involved on the coaching side of the national team in the 2013 World Cup.

Stuart Wilkin is a journalist in the business press, and a contract publisher.

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Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 436 KB
  • Print Length: 228 pages
  • Publisher: TH Media (12 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CCDE0Q8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #199,420 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars BUY IT NOW! 17 Sept. 2013
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The book is both Hilarious and Fascinating. Attenborough meets Crocodile Dundee meets Northern England type of thing.

Very well written it had me in stitches most of the way through but also gripped as I read about life in PNG.

I rarely read books but read this in 3 nights.
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4.0 out of 5 stars What a tale! 30 Oct. 2014
By Pal Joey VINE VOICE
The Grateful Dead once sang "what a long, strange trip it's been" and Stanley Gene's life story could have taken that title too. Not your run-of-the-mill sporting autobiography, this is a fascinating, entertaining and eccentric story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Facinating story 16 Jun. 2013
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This is more than a story,what a life journey from the jungles to top flight rugby shows what sport can do for you and how far it can take you in life,no wonder everyone likes stanley,what a story
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great read 10 July 2014
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what a great read!!! funny,sad but most of all so truthful - Stan has been a character in Rugby League for many years (how many!!!) but this read is a must for any RL fan - well done Stan.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Stan the Man 28 Dec. 2014
By JJB
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Rugby league is a real vehicle for changing lives, this fantastic book is an hilarious story of one unsuspecting man frim PNG and his journey into this under apreciated northern game.
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