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Born in rural Trinidad in 1901, Learie Constantine was a dynamic all-rounder who helped to define the exuberant, aggressive style of West Indian cricket in the 1930s and was one of the first black cricketers to play in the English leagues. This biography tells the story of his remarkable achievements which, in later life, saw him winning a landmark discrimination case in London, qualifying as a barrister, and becoming a politician, statesman and peer.

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The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine

Hardback374pp Illustrated240x162mm

9781408705704     Product Code: 505608

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Born in rural Trinidad in 1901, Learie Constantine was a dynamic all-rounder who helped to define the exuberant, aggressive style of West Indian cricket in the 1930s and was one of the first black cricketers to play in the English leagues. This biography tells the story of his remarkable achievements which, in later life, saw him winning a landmark discrimination case in London, qualifying as a barrister, and becoming a politician, statesman and peer.

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