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A Warrior's Heart: The True Story of Life Before and Beyond The Fighter Hardcover – May 29, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley Hardcover (May 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425247554
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425247556
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #548,870 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Micky Ward is one of the true mighty-hearted modern American men."  --Melissa Leo, Academy Award-winning actress


"Read this book! Micky Ward has a great story. He's also a great boxer. On any given night, Micky Ward could come back from the dead and knock out any fighter in his weight class. Besides, he's Irish!" --Mickey Rourke, Golden Globe-winning actor

About the Author

“Irish” Micky Ward is a retired junior welterweight professional boxer from Lowell, Massachusetts. After a 15-year pro career, Ward gained widespread fame in his trilogy of legendary fights with Arturo Gatti, during which he won the World Boxing Union Jr. Welterweight Title. The 2010 movie The Fighter staring Mark Wahlberg as Micky Ward and Christian Bale as his half-brother Dicky Eklund, recounts Ward´s climb to fame.

Joe Layden is award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of the international bestseller Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir and the critically acclaimed title, The Last Great Fight. Mr. Layden lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife, Susan, and their two children.


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Micky Ward is a true inspiration.
Joe Stagner
Micky and Joe did a great job in telling the story of The Fighter.
John W. Matney
This us a must read for any boxing or Micky Ward fan.
Alex

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By John W. Matney on April 1, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition
Micky and Joe did a great job in telling the story of The Fighter. As a boxing autobiography it's in the top 5, up there with Sugar Ray Robinson's and Jake Lamotta.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Krazy Karl on November 15, 2012
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Micky Ward was always one of my most favorite fighters to watch. This book takes you through his life growing up in Lowell, Mass. It is great to see a story about your everyday guy gaining success in the cut throat business of professional boxing.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Joe Stagner on September 10, 2012
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I'm long time fan of Mickey Ward since I saw him fight a gym mate of mine some in 1986 ! There is no truer working class role model than Micky Ward. This book is better than "Irish Thunder" and better than the movie "The Fighter".

It's Mickey Ward as he is, thinks and feels - in his own words. I started reading at midnight on a Friday night and couldn't put it down until I was finished.

Not only is Micky Ward's life story a true tale of triumph but this book is a fantastic read. Griping, fun, and easy to read.

Micky Ward is a true inspiration.

Everyone, boxing fan or not, should read this book !
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By Amazon Customer on March 31, 2014
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Faithful fan fr

om back in the day. Led a caravan of fans to Lowell and were never disappointed in Mickeys performance, win lose. A true Warrior in every sense of the word. Rick
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By Kyle on March 7, 2014
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Awesome book! Great story that is very inspiring about a guy tougher and more driven than anybody on earth. Definitely an enjoyable read!
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By Valerie M. on February 1, 2014
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We see Micky almost every year at the IBHOF and he is so humble and so very nice. The writing in this book is great - it is so honest and well done
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Mickey Ward does not pull any punches in his life story. If you are a fan of boxing, you will appreciate learning about the life and times of Mickey Ward.
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By Amazon Customer on October 23, 2013
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Have been watching boxing since a young girl. This was enjoyable reading and great insight into how this boxer viewed his life, his family, his friends and his career.
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