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The Autobiography

Narrated by: Dan Connolly
Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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Preorder and become one of the first to listen to Sir Alastair Cook's new audiobook, the whole story behind an exceptional life and career.

To understand England's greatest cricket player is to know what it takes to succeed. Alastair Cook is the greatest batsman to ever play for England, and as one of the most gifted players in the world, he knows that his triumphs are as important as the challenges and moments of resilience.

Now, as the English cricket team reel from his dramatic retirement, Alastair tells his story: a close-up account of his last chapter, his 33rd and last Test hundred, an intimate tale of his life, his family, of the man he is today and the man he will be - after cricket.

An icon, a role model and one of the loveliest men alive, Alastair is lauded as a person as well as a player, and this is his never-before-heard story.

©2019 Sir Alastair Cook (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Absolutely outstanding

An honest and compelling insight into the professional career of one of England's finest ever players. Alistair not only invites the listener into aspects of his personal life but balances the book perfectly with his views on test match cricket, one day and 20/20 competitions. His views on what it takes to play from a psychological standpoint, and bonds formed through his experiences are interesting and refreshing. This is not the usual book set out in a chronological way, the book flows and the narrator sounds so much like Cookie that even after finishing the book I still can't believe that its not him. The best sporting autobiography I have listened to in a long time.

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One of England's finest

I haven't finished this book yet however the honesty , warmth and insight provided by one of our greatest performers is truly brilliant and everything an autobiography should be.
I honestly couldn't recommend this book enough.
Top book, top pro and a true gentleman.

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