New PDF release: A Clear Blue Sky

By Jonny Bairstow

ISBN-10: 0008232679

ISBN-13: 9780008232672

ISBN-10: 0008232695

ISBN-13: 9780008232696

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 intensely well known 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 demise. From those exceedingly tricky situations, Jonny and his family members strived to discover a good keel and are available to phrases with the lack of their father and husband.

Jonny discovered his manner via his commitment to game. He was once a talented and usual athlete, with power 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 achieving the top of the game and breaking the checklist for many try out runs in a yr via a wicketkeeper.

Written with multiple-award-winning author Duncan Hamilton, this is often an important tale of conquer adversity and a memoir with far-reaching classes approximately selection and the desire to overcome.

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