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Top Reviewer Ranking: 673,085 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 6
Faster than Lightning: My Autobiography by Usain Bolt
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Unlike many autobiographies which make it very obvious that the writer is not really the character who is the subject of the book, this autobiography has Usain's voice and character from beginning to end. The same Usain we see performing and enjoying his sport at athletic meets, being interviewed post race and interacting with the crowd, is the character who speaks to us in this book. In addition, we get the back story - a peep behind the scenes and an insight into the Jamaican athletics world with a touch of Kingston party nightlife thrown in.

What shines through is the amazing discipline, pain and hard work which have contributed to making Usain… Read more
Fire in Babylon [DVD] [2010] <b>DVD</b> ~ Viv Richards
Fire in Babylon [DVD] [2010] DVD ~ Viv Richards
I looked forward to watching this DVD and was not disappointed. It brought back memories of an amzing team, many of whom were, and still are heroes of mine, and it gave glimpses of some spellbinding cricket matches.
Much more than this, the DVD is a bit of British and West Indian social history, which set the scene for the emergence of, and motivation for this great team. Loved it!

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