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Brian Clouston, Canberra, Australia, 1982. Hardcover, 9½" x 6¼", with dust jacket. Ours is an ex-library copy in transparent protective covering, with usual stamps, stickers, barcode etc. GOOD book in GOOD unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth-bound boards with gold type to spine, black endpapers, 60 b&w photographs, Appendix ('A General Introduction to Billiards'), Bibliography, and Index. The biography of an Australian sporting idol, Walter Lindrum, widely acknowledged as the greatest billiards player of all time. Not only did Lindrum re-write the record-books, he was responsible for a revolutuion which saw billiards breaks inflated to incredible levels (Walter's record break was 4137). At the height of his career he was conceding 7000 points to his nearest rivals!. He was an intriguing man, unassuming, modest. Here are the influences which moulded him, the training, and the controversy which followed his World Professional Billiards Championship. Extensively illustrated.