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From his humble Yorkshire childhood, via the battlefields of Burma and the peaks of the Himalayas, to becoming the NHS and the nation's hero during Lockdown, Captain Tom Moore's story is a journey for all of us.

Who is Captain Sir Tom Moore?

You've seen him on the television walking the length of his garden. A frail elderly man, doing his bit at a time of crisis. But he wasn't always like this.

Where did he come from? Where was he made?

From a childhood in the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales, Tom Moore grew up in a loving family, which wasn't without its share of tragedy. It was a time of plenty and of want. When the storm clouds of the Second World War threatened, he raised his hand and, like many of his generation, joined up to fight.

His war would take him from a country he had never left to a place which would steal his heart, India, and the Far East, to which he would return many years later to view the sight he had missed first time around: the distant peak of Everest.

Captain Tom's story is our story.

It is the story of our past hundred years here in Britain.

It's a time which has seen so much change, yet when so much has stayed the same: the national spirit, the can-do attitude, the belief in doing your best for others.

In this rich, happy life packed with incident you will encounter time and again the curiosity, courage and generosity that saw Captain Tom look around him during our current crisis and decide that something had to be done....

©2020 Tom Moore (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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Fantastic!

What a special guy and a fascinating book. A trip through memory lane with areas that I'm familiar with in the North of England.
RIP Tommy Moore.

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Fascinating

What a fantastic book. Such an amazing story, what a full and packed life Captain Sir Tom Moore has had. Loved it.

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Captain Tom

What a man, what a life! This book is absolutely delightful from start to finish. Well done Captain Tom. Highly recommend.

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Easy listening-Lovely book

I enjoyed this so much, Derek Jacobi, for me fell into being Capt.Tom Moore, I am not sure if it was intentional but it made it all the better and drew me into the book more. The honesty, love and kindness of Capt.Tom Moore as he represents himself provides warmth, history, interest and easy listening. What a gentleman.

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wonderful and inspiring

loved it, especially finding out about captain Tom's life not the least about his time in the army

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Fantastic book

Absolutely loved this book. What a truly inspirational gentleman. Thinking of you Captain Sir Tom

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A great book

An excellently narrated and humbling book. A must read /listen for all, young and old

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Grate!

The Man has lived a grate life love hearing the stores of war, love and family funny and hart warming.

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Love this book

I really enjoy this brilliant book. I couldn't wait to finish it. Very easy to listen. Great to hear about the history of Tom's life. Wonderful and gentleman

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What a inspiration

What a hero captain Tom Moore is!!
As a member of the conservative party, he proves that Tories aren't all heartless, as the media like to portray! An Inspiration to us all!🇬🇧

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Beautiful From the first word to the last

If not for the astounding last few months of Captain Tom’s life most of the world might have missed his story. But oh how worthwhile it is. There’s a lesson of hope, love, and the labor of a life well lived that can resonate with every person alive. Captain Tom reminds me so much of my own precious grandfather, Daddygramps, and of the kind of man I hope to be until the end.

Read this, share it, and live your life with empathy and love, for tomorrow will be a good day.