Please Don't Go: Big John's Journey Back to Life Book

Documents former Celtic and Wales soccer star John Hartson's fight for life after being diagnosed in July 2009 with testicular cancer, which subsequently spread to his lungs and brain. This book covers the five-week period during which John's survival was most in jeopardy.Read More

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    In July 2009 former Celtic and Wales soccer star John Hartson was diagnosed with testicular cancer which had also spread to his lungs and brain. But before his treatment even began John came to the brink of death after contracting pneumonia ceasing to breathe and undergoing emergency brain surgery. Against all the odds he pulled through and in Please Don't Go he documents his incredible fight for life. Profoundly moving John's own story is interwoven with the poignant recollections of his pregnant wife Sarah as well as with extracts from his sister Victoria's personal diary. This remarkable book covers the five-week period during which John's survival was most in jeopardy. John's truly inspirational account of how he has managed to overcome a very aggressive form of cancer will offer hope and courage to others affected by the disease. It is a touching and ultimately uplifting insight into the bravery of the popular football hero who has fought back to full health in the face of adversity.

  • 1845966805
  • 9781845966805
  • John Hartson
  • 7 October 2010
  • Mainstream Publishing
  • Hardcover (Book)
  • 240

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