Irish Thunder

Irish Thunder

The Hard Life & Times of Micky Ward

Book - 2010
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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
ISBN: 9780762769865
0762769866
Characteristics: 347 p. ; 23 cm

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Feb 09, 2011

If you liked The Fighter, then read this book.

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