The Resource Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson., (ebook)

Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson., (ebook)

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Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato
Title
Iron ambition
Title remainder
my life with Cus D'Amato
Statement of responsibility
Mike Tyson.
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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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Biography type
autobiography
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1966-
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Tyson, Mike
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1132.T97
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Tyson, Mike
  • D'Amato, Cus
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African American boxers
  • Boxing trainers
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Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698413092
Lccn
2017015909
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computer
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rdamedia
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n
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remote
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D409B1AC-ECC9-41B5-BAEF-D824774AE954
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  • ocn980871516
  • (OCoLC)980871516
Label
Iron ambition : my life with Cus D'Amato, Mike Tyson., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698413092
Lccn
2017015909
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D409B1AC-ECC9-41B5-BAEF-D824774AE954
System control number
  • ocn980871516
  • (OCoLC)980871516

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