?GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT, Dennis. Just remember all the things Dad told you. Only play the balls you have to, play with a straight bat, and keep the ball on the ground.?
I was feeling important. ?Right, no worries.?
With great theatre I called out, ?Centre to centre, please Ump.?
Born in a mental hospital and becoming a man shaped by five key mentors, Dennis writes frankly about the getting of wisdom and gaining courage through sport.
Dennis? childhood was blighted by his mother?s long-term illness, but he demonstrates how his path to maturity and success was paved by love, friendship and the guiding hand of his mentors.
This is more than a poignant reflection by a post-war baby boomer. Laugh and cry along with him in this amusing and deeply insightful memoir.