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Riends and colleagues could have foreseen On Saturday February 25 2006 four days before leading England into the first Test against India in place of the injured captain Vaughan Trescothick was out for 32 in the second innings of the final warm up match As he walked from the field he fought to calm the emotional storm that was raging inside him at least to hide it from prying eyes In the dressing room he broke down in tears overwhelmed by a blur of anguish uncertainty and sadness he had been keeping at bay for longer than he knew Within hours England's best batsman was on the next flight home His departure was kept secret until after close of play when coach Duncan Fletcher told the stunned media his acti. Much than a sporting autobiography a painful look at Marc s descent into mental illness and his struggle to contain the demons

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Coming back to me The Autobiography

In this true life sporting memoir of one of the best batsman in the game who stunned the cricket world when he prematurely ended his own England career Trescothick’s brave and soul baring account of his mental frailties opens the way to a better understanding of the uniue pressures experienced by modern day professional sportsmen At 29 Marcus Trescothick was widely regarded as one of the batting greats With than 5000 Test runs to his name and a 2005 Ashes hero some were predicting this gentle West Country cricket nut might even surpass Graham Gooch's record to become England's highest ever Test run scorer But the next time Trescothick hit the headlines it was for reasons no one but a handful of close f. This is much than another sports book Marcus Trescothick is not one of those here today and gone tomorrow cricketers who have to get their story o

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Ng captain had uit the tour for personal family reasons Until now the full extraordinary story of what happened that day and why of what preceded his breakdown has never been told He reveals for the first time that he almost flew home from the 2004 tour to South Africa what caused it  and what followed his comeback to the England side and a second crushing breakdown nine months later that left him unable to continue the 2006–2007 Ashes tour down under 'Coming Back to Me' will replace the myths and rumors with the truth as Trescothick talks with engaging openness and enthusiasm about his rise to the top of international cricket; and describes with eual frankness his tortured descent into private despair. I purposefully avoid rating a book where the focus is on the author s personal battle with depression in professional sportApart from the chapters


10 thoughts on “Coming back to me The Autobiography

  1. says:

    This is much than another sports book Marcus Trescothick is not one of those here today and gone tomorrow cricketers who h

  2. says:

    Marcus Trescothick was one of the truly great English Batsmen until his depression was severely triggered and he realised that touring overseas was an impossibility Very candid and very open from a wonderful player

  3. says:

    The second half which concentrates on his depression is much interesting than the first which tends to fall into the trap of many sports' biogs we started the day on 280 4 Pakistan set us a tough target etcBut his candid des

  4. says:

    Much than a sporting autobiography a painful look at Marc's descent into mental illness and his struggle to contain the demons

  5. says:

    Entertaining in some parts moving in other parts interesting in all parts

  6. says:

    I can vaguely remember this being considered a good book on its release but that was well before I read so much

  7. says:

    In so many ways this is such a courageous and honest account of an illness that is still even now so difficult to admit to having suffered Marcus Trescothick was a brilliant dashing opening batsman part of the legendary 2005 England Ashes team He rode the crest of a hugely successful sporting wave and then mental illness struck And

  8. says:

    No matter how assiduous the human efforts events inevitably take their own course Be it over the course of an innings a match an entire career

  9. says:

    I purposefully avoid rating a book where the focus is on the author's personal battle with depression in professional sportApart from the chapters on his dark days and family census the rest of the book is an average read for people who have followed the sport passionately in the early 2000s There is scope for personalities to come in from all the cricketing teams Trescothick played with or against but you keep reading D

  10. says:

    Its a pretty good book I found myself getting frustrating reading it every time Trescothick had another bout of depression which stopped him being able to play or travel you just think 'come on just play' so god knows what it must have been like for him Its really interesting to consider the boundaries of stressmental health how much we can cope with it through pushing ourselves and tough love the dangers of telling ou