9780973144383

Jimmy Connors Saved My Life : A Personal Biography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780973144383

  • ISBN10:

    0973144386

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-07-01
  • Publisher: Sport Media Pub

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Summary

Drucker provides the most thorough examination ever attempted of one of the most complex characters in recent sports history. He has combined meticulous research and dozens of interviews with his first-hand experience to craft a book that is both a comprehensive biography of Connors and a memoir of the author's life. as it intersected and ultimately clashed with the tennis superstar.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Mary Carillo ix
Epigraph xii
Prologue: One-Way Love Story 1(10)
Chapter One: Counterpuncher 11(9)
Chapter Two: Down in the Boondocks 20(17)
Chapter Three: Go West 37(23)
Chapter Four: The People vs. Connors 60(24)
Chapter Five: Break Point 84(18)
Chapter Six: Seasons of Sorrow 102(36)
Chapter Seven: Lessons 138(29)
Chapter Eight: Love & Love 167(31)
Chapter Nine: Business As Usual 198(22)
Chapter Ten: Requiem For A Lefthander 220(22)
Chapter Eleven: All By Myself 242(3)
Chapter Twelve: Citizen Connors 245(19)
Epilogue: A Note on Jimmy Connors' Participation 264(4)
Bibliography 268(3)
Index 271

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