Fire & Fear: The Inside Story of Mike Tyson
|Rating||:||4.25 (529 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||16 Pages|
Here is the first inside look at boxing's most dominating champion, Mike Tyson--a shocking, revealing biography written by the man who knows him best: former light-heavyweight champion and acclaimed biographer Jose Torres. "Stunning!"--USA Today.
"no new news really" according to brandon boyce. I went into this book a Mike Tyson fan, (of his boxing skills not his human skills) and Mr. Torres does an admirable job of describing some of the craziness that surrounds the fragile world around Mike Tyson everday. His quirky, hard to understand manic depressive behavior, to his antics in the bars at night. But somehow I had the feeling that Mr. Torres was biting his tongue, I feel like after reading this that he is biting his tongue as far as giving us full . Full Of Brilliance And Strife Alex Hutchinson's Twisted Trails This was the first book I read on the sport of boxing. Mike Tyson has always been an intriging character in American sports lore and this book set the stage to deepen that allure. Author and former fighter Jose Torres had the unique advantage of knowing Mike during those years of turmoil that sent his life spinning out of control. The personal accounts in this book were the first to show Iron Mike's softer side, his insecurities and the hints towards homosexual. Entertaining for sure! krisnad I wasn't expecting much seeing as how the author is a former boxer himself. But given that fact, I was pleasantly surprised with this read. The subject (Mike Tyson), is portrayed only as an insider can see. It was both entertaining and depressing at the same time. Entertaining because the reader feels like a safe fly on the wall while learning some of the hellish things that this man went through growing up. Depressing because it reaffirms the fact that we as a