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Double Fault: My Rise And Fall, And My Road Back (SIGNED)

Tanner, Roscoe; Yorkey, Mike; Smith, Stan (Foreword)

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ISBN 10: 1572437790 / ISBN 13: 9781572437791
Published by Triumph Books; Chicago, 2005
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Triumph Books; Chicago. 2005. SIGNED FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER in NEAR FINE Condition in NEAR FINE unclipped Dustjacket. Boldly SIGNED by Roscoe Tanner in black marker on front free endpaper-- signature only. Book otherwise clean, tight, bright, pristine, unread. A story of a rise to & fall from the pinnacle of the tennis world. Quite scarce in a signed copy. Bookseller Inventory # 509043

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Title: Double Fault: My Rise And Fall, And My Road ...

Publisher: Triumph Books; Chicago

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A confessional story that reads like fiction, this is the true story of a famed tennis star who went from being ranked fourth in the world, dueling the sport’s greatest players to lying to police in several countries to avoid jail. Roscoe Tanner’s life is a complicated story that include years of one-night stands with groupies, a private fortune amassed and then lost, multiple failed marriages and relationships, business plans that fizzled, fleeing to Europe for a last chance, the pounding on the door by two German detectives that led to an involuntary stay in the Karlsruhe jail, and, ultimately, finding redemption. Double Fault is Tanner's story-arrests, cons, lies, and all in an attempt to share it with others to prove that when you hit bottom you can still pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep moving forward.

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"Roscoe Tanner vividly shares how easy it is to lose one’s way in the world of professional sports. I commend him for being so candid with a story that reminds us that no matter where we’ve been or what we’ve done, it’s never too late to seek redemption." —Michael Chang, the youngest Grand Slam winner in history at the age of 17

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