A Savage Business: The Comeback and Comedown of Mike Tyson

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Simon and Schuster, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 271 pages
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One of America's best sportswriters chronicles the unhappy rise and bizarre fall of Mike Tyson, from his release from prison after serving his sentence for rape through his disqualification in the second Evander Holyfield fight for biting the champion's ear. Also included is a profile of Don King, Tyson's comical, ruthless, arrogant promoter, who has has earned the sobriquet, "Blackiavelli". of photos.

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This lively account by Sports Illustrated writer Hoffer of Mike Tyson's second act--the $135 million made from the time of his 1994 prison release through his public self-destruction against Evander ... Read full review


Make way for Brother Mike
A mismatch of scandalous
The spirit just came right from
Put some bass in it baby
Whats the name of that junkie I
Im expecting a jubilant life
The punches were buzzing my brain
He made a misstep in the alcohol
Champ? Champ? You there?
They didnt like me I knew that 1
1 didnt have the luxury of people

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Richard Hoffer is an award-winning senior writer for Sports Illustrated and the author of A Savage Business: The Comeback and Comedown of Mike Tyson. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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