By Jonny Bairstow
An emotionally wealthy, relocating and nuanced memoir from the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper.
As a tender boy of 8, Jonny Bairstow used to be dealt a merciless blow. His father David ‘Bluey’ Bairstow, the combative and intensely well known wicketkeeper and captain of Yorkshire, took his personal existence on the age of forty-six.
David left at the back of Jonny, Jonny’s sister Becky and half-brother Andy, and his spouse Janet, who had lately been clinically determined with melanoma on the time of his dying. From those awfully tricky situations, Jonny and his kin strived to discover a fair keel and are available to phrases with the lack of their father and husband.
Jonny stumbled on his approach via his commitment to game. He was once a talented and ordinary athlete, with strength careers sooner than him in rugby and soccer, yet he finally selected cricket and got here to construct a profession that in his father’s footsteps, finally attaining the top of the game and breaking the list for many try out runs in a yr by means of a wicketkeeper.
Written with multiple-award-winning author Duncan Hamilton, this can be an enormous tale of overcome adversity and a memoir with far-reaching classes approximately decision and the need to overcome.
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