By: Dan and Duncan Grieve
Location: NF 796.333CAR
Genre: The Best First Five- ever!
The next few days I am going to blog my summer reading list. First of the rank is Dan Carters story.
Dan and I have a few things in common- how can that be you ask- I am a female aging( Na kidding about that bit...) librarian from Cambridge. What could possibly have in common- 5 things!
First he is a Cantabrian who grew up on a farm like I did. There are so many cultural attachments to being a farmers kid, I bet he went out in the snow and rescued lambs in September!
Second- he knows about hockey
Third- He thinks Red and Black is a stunning colour combination
Fourth- he is loyal to his province, I so respect that! and
Fifth- he celebrated like a maniac when we defended the Rugby World Cup.
I cant wait to read this book and learn more about this humble , modest and understated man who is not only a legendary rugby player but a darn good man.
This book is a personal account of a New Zealand sporting icon
who became a world superstar - the greatest fly-
half in international rugby. Dan Carter is the world
record holder for most test points, has twice been
named the IRB's Player of the Year and twice New
Zealand Player of the Year. In this memoir he
opens up for the first time about his stellar 12-year
career, looking back on the highs, and, with an
equal measure of honesty, the lows of his career.