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An Autobiography
Agassi, Andre (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.
Authors: Agassi, Andre, 1970-
Title: Open
an autobiography
Publisher: New York :, A. Knopf,, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 385 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Notes: "Borzoi Book."
Summary: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.
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ISBN: 9780307268198
0307268195
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Report This Aug 26, 2013
  • Jeremychenderson rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Don't tend to read biographies, especially autobiographies, however I'm glad I ventured outside my tendencies for this one. Definitely a must-read for Agassi fans, tennis historians, and biography lovers. Tremendous blend of personal revelations, insider gossip, self-mythologizing, record straightening, and tennis match action from in the trenches. Loved it.

Report This Jul 27, 2013
  • medpro rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Outstanding! You can just feel the pain, anguish, and exhiliration that Agassi endured, especially in the long, grueling matches toward the end of his career. His co-author, JR Moehringer, didn't want to receive credit, but was clearly responsible for this being so well written. Highly recommend Moehringer's touching book, The Tender Bar.

I opened this book so you could say i am one of the openers

Report This Jun 14, 2013
  • tcha23 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

From the first few pages I knew I'd be staying up late to finish this one. Compelling stories, vivid retelling of matches and some interesting insight into his "rivals" as well. And, if you read the acknowledgements, you will learn he had a ghostwriter. An amazing ghostwriter.

Report This Nov 15, 2012
  • hdavi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Best sports book ever. Fascinating!

Report This Jul 05, 2012
  • marpar rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The way Andre tells his story is absolutely amazing. I admit, I don't even like tennis and I was captivated the whole way through. If you're looking for a great autobiography to read, this is it!

Report This Apr 21, 2012
  • circlesquare rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

What an interesting life. Insight on what drove him and his talent and how it helped him develop into the interesting adult he is today. Fasinating autobiography - even if, like me, you know nothing about tennis.

Report This Mar 25, 2012
  • palmagma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Agassi probably could not have written this very readable biography without a lot of help; but yes, it's a page-turner.

Report This Aug 18, 2011
  • hemiloo88 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book is a good insight into the life of a world class athelete. I could not put it down. Would recommend this to anyone regardless if you like tennis or not!

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