Tag: Biographies

Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson

Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson, Larry Sloman  These were the passages from his autograph that I found interesting. “I wasn’t being tried in New York or Los Angeles; we were in Indianapolis, Indiana, historically one of the  strongholds of the Ku Klux Klan. My judge, Patricia Gifford, was a former sex crimes prosecutor and was  known…

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Arthur Ashe’s biography

“Despite her fame, she couldn’t earn a living in the rarefied world of amateur tennis. Unable to secure steady sponsorship or lucrative endorsements, she turned professional in the late 1958, immediately reducing her public profile to an appendage of the men’s pro tour. By 1963 she had quit tennis altogether, turning to professional golf for…

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