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For Freddie

Extent: 320 pages

Size: 234x153mm

Publication Date:

Price: £16.99

ISBN: 9781789291322

Categories: Autobiography & Memoir

About the Book

Publication Date: 21/02/2019

Price: £5.99

ISBN: 9781789291353

Categories: Autobiography & Memoir

About the Book

Publication Date: 21/02/2019

Price: £18.99

ISBN: 9781789291391

Categories: Autobiography & Memoir

About the Book

About the Author

Rachael Bland (née Hodges), was a Welsh journalist, best known for presenting news on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC 1's North West Tonight. After training as a broadcast journalist, Rachael presented news bulletins on BBC Wiltshire. She then moved to BBC Radio 5 Live, first reading the news on Richard Bacon's show. Rachael also presented on North West Tonight as both a newsreader and as a stand-in presenter. She was known for her podcast, You, Me and the Big C which was broadcast when she was diagnosed with cancer. Rachael sadly died in September 2018 and she leaves behind her husband Steve and their son, Freddie.

Reviews

  • 'Courageous and self-effacing as well as being funny and heartbreaking.', Daily Express
  • 'Frank, funny and poignant.', The Sun
  • '[A] moving tribute.', Daily Mail, Femail
  • 'Incredibly moving [...] as funny as it is courageous and heartbreaking.', Daily Mirror
  • 'Touching', Good Housekeeping
  • 'One of the most life-affirming books I've ever read. I can't recommend it enough.', Good Living Magazine