An Autobiography

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He is one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court - but from early childhood Andre Agassi hated the game. Coaxed to swing a racket while still in the crib, forced to hit hundreds of ball ...Continua
Wrote 1/17/21
Non ho mai seguito il tennis e quindi ho conosciuto Agassi attraverso i miei familiari che si passavano il libro dicendosi che era bellissimo. Anche online si trovano solo recensioni ottime e quindi perché no? L’inizio è potente, un’infanzia vissuta...Continua
Una lettura consigliata seppur faticosa per i contenuti

Che fatica! ma non per come è scritto, ma per ció che mette a nudo. Chi conosce un po’ il mondo del tennis agonismo può facilmente capire il perché. Consigliato

Wrote 6/27/20
La ricerca della perfezione
Un'autobiografia in cui trovano spazio apparentemente solo il tennis e il bisogno d'amore di Agassi, ma scritto con sapienza, con l'attenzione dovuta a ciò che significa crescere e diventare adulti imparando ad accettare anche le sconfitte, che, in e...Continua
Wrote 6/16/20
André Agassi is compelled to write. He is obsessed with leaving a record, in part because he has developed a gnawing fear that he wouldn’t have been around long enough for his children Jaden and Jaz to know him . He lives on airplanes, and with...Continua
Allez, Agassi!
E' stato splendido trascorrere queste due settimane in compagnia di Andre. "Odio il tennis più che mai - ma odio ancora di più me stesso. Mi dico : E allora, a chi importa se odi il tennis? Tutta quella gente là fuori, tutti i milioni di persone che...Continua

Wrote Jun 12, 2013, 17:38
My theme, I think, will be contradictions. A friend suggests I brush up on Walt Whitman.
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Wrote Jun 12, 2013, 17:35
I tell reporters that I'm struggling with the end more than I expected. I tell them that the best way I can explain is this: Many of you, I'm sure, don't like your jobs. But imagine if someone told you right now that your story about me would be your...Continua
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Wrote Jun 12, 2013, 17:26
Maybe they're confused because I don't tell them the full story, don't explain my full motivation. I can't, since I'm only slowly becoming aware of it myself. I play and keep playing because I choose to play. Even if it's not your ideal life, you can...Continua
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Wrote Jun 12, 2013, 17:23
She listens without interrupting. I'd rather she interrupted. I want answers. The more I talk, the more acutely aware I become of talking to myself. As always. This isn't the way to save a marriage. Marriages don't get saved or solved by one person t...Continua
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Wrote Jun 12, 2013, 17:00
I feel ashamed, of course. I've always been a truthful person. When I lie, it's almost always unknowingly, or to myself.
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