brian lara

"This is a little gem of a book!! A thoroughly well researched book that takes the reader right into the ground, to help you experience the unique sights and sounds of West Indian cricket"—Amazon customer review

Brian Lara

An Unauthorised Biography

James Fuller

The most thrilling and controversial cricketer of his generation, Brian Lara is a hero to millions worldwide. A naturally attacking style and limitless scoring arc, allied to phenomenal mental and physical stamina, proved a recipe for some of the biggest and most-compelling innings in cricket history. This new biography charts the influences that shaped Lara as a child batting prodigy, through an astonishing and turbulent career and onto his post-cricket life as businessman, benefactor and national icon. Through in-depth interviews with former international players, coaches, teachers, neighbours, friends and family members, new light is shed on this brilliant but complex man; a true Caribbean hero who still has many chapters to write.

JamesFuller is an award-winning English journalist who has lived in Brian Lara’s homeland of Trinidad and Tobago for five years.Fuller writes on sport and business for the Associated Press and other newsagencies, as well as writing features for a number of Caribbean magazines. 

Caribbean Lives Series

£9.99 paperback

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2013
208 pages
ISBN: 9781908493620