By Jonny Bairstow
An emotionally wealthy, relocating and nuanced memoir from the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper.
As a tender boy of 8, Jonny Bairstow was once dealt a merciless blow. His father David ‘Bluey’ Bairstow, the combative and extremely renowned wicketkeeper and captain of Yorkshire, took his personal existence on the age of forty-six.
David left in 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 family members strived to discover an excellent keel and are available to phrases with the lack of their father and husband.
Jonny came upon his means via his commitment to recreation. He used to be a talented and typical athlete, with strength careers sooner than him in rugby and soccer, yet he ultimately selected cricket and got here to construct a occupation that in his father’s footsteps, finally attaining the head of the game and breaking the list for many try out runs in a 12 months via a wicketkeeper.
Written with multiple-award-winning author Duncan Hamilton, this is often a tremendous tale of conquer adversity and a memoir with far-reaching classes approximately selection and the desire to overcome.
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