Tomorrow Will Be a Good Day
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Captain Tom Moore is an inspiration. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in early April this 99-year-old Second World War veteran came up with a big idea: he’d walk laps of his garden to raise money for the NHS. Despite using a walking frame as well as recent treatment for cancer and a broken hip, he was determined to hit 1000 by his 100th birthday on 30th April. By the time the telegram from the Queen arrived, he’d raised over 30 million. In this, his official autobiography, published in support of the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells us of his long and dramatic life. How his spirit was forged on the battlefields of Burma where victory was snatched from the jaws of defeat. How he fearlessly raced motorbikes competitively. How, in his 90s, he took off for the Himalayas and Everest, simply because he’d never been. And, finally, how this old soldier came to do his bit for the NHS.
Embark on an enchanting journey into our country’s past hundred years through the remarkable life of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the perfect stocking filler this Christmas
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‘A wonderful life story with lessons for us all . . . beautifully written’ DAILY TELEGRAPH
‘Gloriously enthralling’ DAILY MAIL
Captain Sir Tom Moore’s story is all our stories . . .
Born at the tail end of the Spanish flu epidemic, Tom Moore was raised in the Yorkshire Dales by a loving family that had not escaped tragedy. Yet when the clouds of war threatened, Tom raised his hand and joined up to fight.
The Second World War took him to the Far East, where his can-do spirit was forged. Whether fighting for his life in Burma or helming a firm back home, racing motorbikes or raising a family, he always sought to do his very best. To make a difference to those around him.
Captain Tom’s story is that of our parents and our grandparents.
It is the story of the past hundred years here in Britain.
‘Engaging . . . His upbeat nature shines through and reminds us how much worse this year would have been without him’ Evening Standard
‘A wonderful read. Captain Tom is a beacon of light, and hope, and positivity’ Piers Morgan, Life Stories, ITV
‘A great book’ Good Morning Britain
‘A beautiful book. We have so much to learn from Captain Sir Tom’ Chris Evans, Virgin Radio
‘Fascinating. It’s the life story of an ordinary man who is extraordinary’ Michael Ball, BBC Radio 2
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