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Fighter

Fighter

Lee, Andy, 1984- author; Kelly, Niall (Journalist), author

In 2005, at the age of 20, Andy Lee decided he was going to try to make it in the harsh and unforgiving world of professional boxing. Leaving home for the dust and faded glamour of Detroit, over the next ten years, under the guidance of the legendary Emanuel Steward, he set about honing his craft, winning fight after fight, and slowly ascending the professional ranks. Then, in 2012, his star ascendant, Lee suffered two devastating blows in quick succession: defeat in his first world championship bout and the sudden loss of Steward, his guide and confidant. Bereft, his career in jeopardy, the path to redemption would test every hard-won lesson of the previous decade. 'Fighter' is a lyrical and philosophical memoir about resilience, bravery and the wisdom to be found at the limits of human experience

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Dublin: Gill Books, 2019
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  • Blaydon – Earliest copy due back 7th October

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    C195279060 796.83 Adult Non Fiction Due back 7th October

Details

Statement of responsibility: Andy Lee with Niall Kelly
ISBN: 0717184897, 9780717184897
Physical Description: 272 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Boxers (Sports) Ireland Biography.; Lee, Andy, 1984-; Biography.