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Atlas From the Streets to the Ring: A Son's Struggle to Become a Man

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ISBN-10: 0060542403

ISBN-13: 9780060542405

Edition: 2006

Authors: Teddy Atlas, Peter Alson

List price: $24.95
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"Of all the people who have affected by my life and influence the choices I've made, none has been more important than my father." So begins the autobiography of legendary boxing trainer and commentator Teddy Atlas, who grew from the rebellious son of a doctor to a man who embraces, and lives by, his father's values and code. In this gritty, spellbinding tale, Atlas recounts his fascinating life -- as a juvenile delinquent on the streets of Staten Island; as a boxer and Golden Gloves champion under the tutelage of famed trainer Cus D'Amato; as a companion to the dangerous, unpredictable Sammy "the Bull" Gravano, up until the day Gravano turned rat and brought down crime boss John…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/2/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Teddy Atlas works as a color analyst on ESPN's Friday Night Fights and was boxing commentator for NBC's coverage of the Olympic games in Sydney (2000) and Athens (2004). He is also founder and chairman of the Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation, named for his father, which has raised and donated more than one million dollars to individuals and organizations in need.

Not All Bruises Are Black and Blue
Green Acres, Here I Come
There and Back Again
Smokers
A Death in the Family
The Promised Land
The Truth and a Lie
Complete and Incomplete
Words and Actions
The Last Dance
The Murder in My Heart
I Won't Tell Anybody You Took a Dive
Fire, Not Fear
What It Means to be a Pro
Again, Teddy?
One Smart Bastard
There Comes a Time
Big George
And Once Again
Complicated But Simple
The Foundation
Stickin' and Movin'
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