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The Resource Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson ; with Larry "Ratso" Sloman

Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson ; with Larry "Ratso" Sloman

Label
Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato
Title
Iron ambition
Title remainder
my life with Cus D'Amato
Statement of responsibility
Mike Tyson ; with Larry "Ratso" Sloman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the former heavyweight champion and New York Times-bestselling memoirist comes an intimate look at the life and leadership lessons of Cus D'Amato, the legendary boxing trainer and Mike Tyson's surrogate father. When Cus D'Amato first saw thirteen-year-old Mike Tyson spar in the ring, he proclaimed, 'That's the heavyweight champion of the world.' D'Amato, who had previously managed the careers of world champions Floyd Patterson and Jose Torres, would go on to train the young Tyson and raise him as a son. D'Amato died a year before Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history. In Tyson's bestselling memoir Undisputed Truth, he recounted the role D'Amato played in his formative years, adopting him at age sixteen after his mother died and shaping him both physically and mentally after Tyson had spent years living in fear and poverty. In Iron Ambition, Tyson elaborates on the life lessons that D'Amato passed down to him, and reflects on how the trainer's words of wisdom continue to resonate with him outside the ring. The book also chronicles Cus's courageous fight against the mobsters who controlled boxing, revealing more than we've ever known about this singular cultural figure"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
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Tyson, Mike
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Sloman, Larry
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  • Tyson, Mike
  • D'Amato, Cus
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African American boxers
  • Boxing trainers
Label
Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson ; with Larry "Ratso" Sloman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn980858486
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
465 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399177033
Lccn
2017007907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)980858486
Label
Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson ; with Larry "Ratso" Sloman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn980858486
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
465 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399177033
Lccn
2017007907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)980858486

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