This autobiographical book is about Glenn Manton's experiences on and off the field. Renowned for his forthright honesty his book boldly confronts many issues, presented not just through prose, but also with poetry and images. It is humorous, tragic, but always honest. It is not a normal footballer's biography, because Glenn Manton was never a normal footballer. Rather it displays a voice of care and reason, and a dedication to succeed through life's crises. When Glenn Manton talks, people may agree or disagree with what he says, but they always listen. Glenn Manton, a regular presenter on the AFL Footy Show and on 3RRR, is a 178 game player for Essendon and Carlton, and a member of the 1995 Carlton Premiership side. He is also the President of Whitelion - an organization he founded to provide positive role models from sport, business etc for youth in crisis - and the ambassador of Tasmania's Centrelink Northern Exposure programme for youth in that state. He is known by his many fans as `The Bolt'