Into the Wind - The Life of Carwyn James

Into the Wind - The Life of Carwyn James

  • £14.99

ISBN: 9781784614041

Publication Date June 2017
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont

Format: Paperback, 215x140 mm, 432 pages

Language: English

A comprehensive biography of one of the most iconic and popular figures in Wales' recent history. Carwyn James was not only a legend to rugby fans in Wales and further afield, but held a much wider appeal too, in the fields of politics, Welsh literature and culture.

1 Cefneithin’s cradle 
2 Rhydlewis over the rainbow 
3 When coal was landlord 
4 Yellow socks and Miss Dora 
5 A student by the sea 
6 Special Coder James 
7 Chalk and whistle 
8 Floreat Landubriense 
9 Renaissance 
10 The world beyond the gates 
11 Small screens and pages 
12 Coaching, Springboks and politics 
13 Lions and the Long White Cloud 
14 Carwyn the Trinitarian 
15 The year of four milestones 
16 The day the pubs ran dry 
17 After October: Barbarians and wives 
18 The rejected coach? 
19 At the city gates 
20 Ti voglio bene 
21 Books, suspension and The Priory 
22 Amsterdam and the end 
23 Carwyn In Memoriam 
24 A mirror and a closet 
25 Marriage, children and a photograph
Author Biography:
Author, journalist and broadcaster Alun Gibbard has written biographies and co-written autobiographies of many Welsh household names. He has contributed several titles to the Stori Sydyn/Quick Reads series and is the author of several other non-fiction titles in both English and Welsh, including Who Beat the All Blacks? and the Welsh-language version of this biography, Carwyn: Yn Erbyn y Gwynt, published in 2016.

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