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The Austerity Olympics: When the Games Came to London in 1948 Paperback – 1 Feb 2012

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd; Updated edition (1 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845137205
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845137205
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 19 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 287,821 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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‘An enthralling account’

(Independent)

‘A fascinating book… researched with an awesome thoroughness’

(Daily Telegraph)

‘Hampton’s excellent book should be compulsory reading for everyone involved in the 2012 London Olympics’ Critic's Choice

(Daily Mail)

About the Author

Janie Hampton has written more than 15 books, from biography to fiction. She is the author of the critically acclaimed biography of Joyce Grenfell, of How the Girl Guides Won the War, and, for Aurum, the bestselling The Austerity Olympics, shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2008, and the British Sports Book Awards Best Biography 2009. She lives in Oxford.


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