The Hard Life & Times of Micky WardBook - 2010
Halloran, a sportswriter and technical consultant for the 2010 motion picture,The Fighter, portrays the boxer from Lowell, Mass., who became the 2002 world light welterweight champion -- "Irish" Micky Ward. "Recounts Ward's rise to hero status, his rivalry with his imprisoned brother, and the negotiations, betrayals, and drugs that shaped the wild youth who ultimately became a nationally respected boxer. Ward's dramatic victories inside the ring are depicted in gripping detail, but it is his victory outside the ring that inspires."
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2010, c2007
Edition: 1st Lyons Press pbk. ed
Characteristics: 347 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Irish thunder : the hard life and times of Micky Ward