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 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 loss of life. From those exceedingly difficult situations, Jonny and his kinfolk strived to discover an excellent keel and are available to phrases with the lack of their father and husband.
Jonny came across his means via his commitment to activity. He used to be a talented and normal 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 achieving the top of the game and breaking the list for many attempt runs in a yr through a wicketkeeper.
Written with multiple-award-winning author Duncan Hamilton, this can be a massive tale of conquer adversity and a memoir with far-reaching classes approximately selection and the need to overcome.
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