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Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story

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Publisher Comments:

Mike Tyson is boxing's most beloved bad boy. With a history of street-gang violence, juvenile prison, sexual scandal, marital strife, courtroom battles, and imprisonment for rape, he has become one of the most publicized athletes in history. At age 23 he was already considered among the greatest prizefighters of all time, and, his career is far from over. Relying on in-depth research and interviews with those who have known Tyson at every stage of his life, Bad Intentions portrays the shy child who became a vicious street thug, discovered boxing in juvenile prison, and was brought to the attention of the legendary Cus D'Amato to be shaped to be one thing only—heavyweight champion of the world. Here is Tyson's fight-by-fight path to that goal, the millions of dollars made and fought over, the sex and violence of his personal life, and his eventual defeats both in the ring and in court. Bad Intentions is an essential read for all who would understand the ins and outs of the most controversial sport in America.

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"Mike Tyson is boxing's most beloved bad boy. With a history of street-gang violence, juvenile prison, sexual scandal, marital strife, courtroom battles, and imprisonment for rape, he has become one of"

Description:

Includes bibliographical references.

About the Author

Peter Heller is the author of Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story. A sports producer for ABC News, he lives in Putnam Valley, New York and Boca Raton, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306806698
Author:
Heller, Peter Niels
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Heller, Peter Niels
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Boxing
Subject:
Boxers
Subject:
Boxers (Sports)
Subject:
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Tyson, Mike
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
ch.90
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
476
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in

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