Lawrence G Green was a famous South African writer. He started working life as a newspaper reporter for a Cape Town newspaper and wrote the shipping column. During his lifetime he wrote 34 books. His best known book was called Tavern of the seas. Lawrence Green was born in Kimberly in 1900 and died in Cape Town in 1973. 

A GIANT IN HIDING was published in Cape Town by Howard B Timmins in 1970. This extremely well written book is the life story of Frank Wightman. The book is out of print and hard to come by. Like all Lawrence Green's books, it is now a collectors item. The webmaster found a copy of the book on WWW.AMAZON.CO.UK