A Warrior's Heart

A Warrior's Heart

The True Story of Life Before and Beyond the Fighter

Book - 2012
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"Now, in his own words, "Irish" Micky Ward tells his inspirational life story as only he can. From his first bout at the age of seven, Micky Ward was known foremost for giving as good as he got and for leaving absolutely everything he had in the ring. When he fought, quitting was never an option. It was that indomitable spirit that would allow him to survive, battle against, and overcome the harsh realities that he faced every day of his life. For it was outside the ring that Ward's heart would be most needed, from witnessing his idolized older half brother Dicky's fall from grace, to dealing with his wildly dysfunctional--if frighteningly loyal--family, to harboring the darkest of secrets, which he has never revealed until now. Micky Ward has faced numerous setbacks and defeats that would have stopped a lesser man, but he has remained a fighter, through and through--both as a professional boxer and as a man who finally found his greatest strength in friendship, family, and faith in himself. From the
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2012
ISBN: 9780425247556
0425247554
Branch Call Number: 796.83092 W215W 2012
Characteristics: xiv, 285 p. : chiefly col. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Layden, Joseph 1959-

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Sep 20, 2015

I enjoyed this book, and the movie. He often repeats himself, but this is the result of the constant conflict he has concerning his relationship with his brother. At times I just wish he'd get over it and get on with his life.

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