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When A.K. met The Don

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It was largely a coincidence that the world's greatest cricketer and an internationally renowned distiller developed a friendship through their respective love of the game of cricket which ultimately saw them meet in a completely different setting and as a result of a sportsman at the pinnacle of his career almost succumbing to a life-threatening illness. A.K. Bell was as ...more
Paperback, 18 pages
Published June 2012 by The GAnnochy Trust
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Oct 16, 2014 Gerry rated it liked it
Don Bradman was taken ill towards the end of the 1934 Australian tour of the United Kingdom and he remained behind to have an emergency operation and then to recuperate.

The author is unsure whether A K Bell, a famous whisky distiller, had ever met The Don before he invited him to stay with him and his wife in Perth in order to enjoy some Scottish air during his recuperation. But with further research and assistance from the Central Library in Dundee, a photograph was unearthed of the Australian
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