Lighthouse Keeper and the One-Armed Cricketer, The: the diary of Thomas Pearson. By Richard Patterson

This is the story of Thomas Pearson who, between 1859 and 1866, was a lighthouse keeper at Port Fairy, and of his son, David Pearson, who lost his right arm while still a teenager but went on to become an outstanding cricket and football player.

Thomas left a fascinating personal diary that was found only a few years ago and which forms the centrepiece of this book.

Bu the story that Thomas did not tell – in fact kept secret from his family for the whole of his life – is revealed here for the first time and is every bit as intriguing as any work of fiction.

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This is the story of Thomas Pearson who, between 1859 and 1866, was a lighthouse keeper at Port Fairy, and of his son, David Pearson, who lost his right arm while still a teenager but went on to become an outstanding cricket and football player.

Thomas left a fascinating personal diary that was found only a few years ago and which forms the centrepiece of this book.

Bu the story that Thomas did not tell – in fact kept secret from his family for the whole of his life – is revealed here for the first time and is every bit as intriguing as any work of fiction.

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Weight .162 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × .7 cm

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