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McEnroe

Evans, Richard

McEnroe

a rage for perfection : a biography

by Evans, Richard

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McEnroe, John, -- 1959-,
  • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Richard Evans written in co-operation with John McEnroe.
    ContributionsMcEnroe, John, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV994.M26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182p.,(8)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22126451M
    ISBN 100450055868

      His novels include Pearl’s Progress and Two Guys from Verona, a New York Times Notable Book for His nonfiction works include The Airport, You Cannot Be Serious (co-authored with John McEnroe), Dean & Me: A Love Story (with Jerry Lewis), Frank: The Voice, and Frank: The Chaiman. He lives in Westchester, New York, with his wife and three /5(19). Ellie McEnroe is an Iraq War vet living in Beijing, where she represents the work of cutting-edge Chinese political artists. She has one bum leg, a taste for dumplings and beer, and a sweet-tempered rescue mutt for a roommate. She also has Chinese Domestic Security on her tail and a dwindling number.

    John McEnroe was just an eighteen-year-old amateur from Queens when he stunned the tennis world by making it to the Wimbledon semifinals in He turned pro the following year after winning the NCAA singles title; three years later, he was ranked number one in the world. McEnroe dominated tennis in the eighties, winning three Wimbledon and four U.S. Open titles.5/5(1).   "McEnroe is a seriously talented writer, and "Our Town" is a seriously brilliant, iconoclastic, deliciously readable book."— Chicago Tribune “If Ernest Hemingway had chosen to write about lateth-century Hollywood while wearing Tennessee Williams' sunglasses, the result might read very much like : Counterpoint Press.

    Patrick John McEnroe (born July 1, ) is an American former professional tennis player, broadcaster, and former captain of the United States Davis Cup team.. Born in Manhasset, New York, he is John McEnroe's youngest brother. He won one singles title and 16 doubles titles, including the French career-high rankings were world No. 28 in singles and world No. 3 in : 6 ft 0 in ( m). John McEnroe enjoyed tremendous success at all levels of tennis, and he owns 77 career singles titles, including 7 Grand Slams. He joined the circuit in and it took him only three years to attain the No. 1 ranking. The Wimbledon final, between McEnroe and Bjorn Borg, is considered by many tennis experts to be the best match ever, a five-set thriller which McEnroe avenged the.


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John McEnroe’s most popular book is You Cannot Be Serious. In But Seriously, John McEnroe confronts his McEnroe book and reveals his struggle to reinvent himself from champion and tennis legend to father, broadcaster, and author.

The result is a richly personal account, blending anecdote and reflection with razor sharp and brutally honest opinions, all in McEnroe's signature style/5(80). The Wimbledon final, between McEnroe and Bjorn Borg, is considered by many tennis experts to be the best match ever, a five-set thriller which McEnroe avenged the following year for his first Wimbledon title.

In doubles, McEnroe is recognised as the best player of all time/5(78). Our Town is an original and startling debut novel, one whose fresh voice and expert perspective reinvents the Hollywood story for a new generation of readers. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download /5(45). John McEnroe is a American former world professional tennis player.

He grew up in Queens, NY and began playing tennis at age 8. McEnroe is often rated as the greatest in the sport. He is also well known for his on court behavior that got him in trouble with tennis authorities and umpires/5.

Written for tennis newcomers but with enough detail to satisfy seasoned players, Tennis for Dummies offers practical, substantive, and perceptive advice on a subject that the United States Tennis Association describes as a "sport for a lifetime." Patrick McEnroe--little brother of John McEnroe--collaborates with Peter Bodo to provide a wealth of tennis tips, such as the difference between a Cited by: 1.

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(Cover photo by June Harrison). You Cannot Be Serious book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John McEnroe stunned the tennis elite when he came out of no /5. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   McEnroe: The way you put that makes me think that you have your doubts.

Garcia-Navarro: Far be it from me to question you Mr. McEnroe. McEnroe: Well, you know, my kids do, so. In this second memoir written by John McEnroe, But Seriously fails to meet the standard reached in his first book, You Cannot Be Serious.

Like the first one, But Seriously is a very quick read, has plenty of humor and covers a wide variety of topics in addition to tennis/5.

In But Seriously, John McEnroe confronts his demons and reveals his struggle to reinvent himself from champion and tennis legend to father, broadcaster, and author. The result is a richly personal account, blending anecdote and reflection with razor sharp and brutally honest opinions, all in McEnroe /5().

The book is a super fun read with many pleasant surprises, like an essay by daughter Eva about her love for tennis but how hard it is to play tournaments with the name McEnroe.

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But Seriously: An Autobiography by John McEnroe review – chalk dust to stardust John McEnroe’s ‘difficult’ second memoir is marked by rehashed glories. Facing McEnroe Book, Bradenton Beach, Florida. likes. Book consisting of interviews of over 60 tennis players Lendl Wilander Cash Gottfried etc about what it's like to play tennis against John Followers: InMcEnroe's third book, My Father's Footprints, won the Connecticut Book Award for best biography or memoir.

InMcEnroe was heavily involved in coverage of the Senate race between Joe Lieberman and Ned Lamont, especially after an exchange between Lieberman and McEnroe on the air. McEnroe also covered the race for Salon. Patrick McEnroe, also known as "P-Mac", is a former professional tennis player and the present Captain of the United States Davis Cup team and Head of Pro-Player development.

- Career-high singles ranking was World No. 28 in /5. My criticism of the book is this: It can be a bit redundant at times and the photography is not as vivid as Mac's superb touch.

Overall, Facing McEnroe is an entertaining read and most tennis. "A brutally honest memoir in which [McEnroe] writes with characteristic brazenness about the sport, broadcasting and fatherhood."- CBS News "Tennis fans will not be disappointed.

With his signature irreverence, tempered just a bit by age, McEnroe serves up a juicy, revealing look at how his tennis afterlife is playing out off the court."- KirkusBrand: Little, Brown and Company.About You Cannot Be Serious. A no-holds-barred, intimate memoir by John McEnroe—the bad boy of professional tennis.

John McEnroe stunned the tennis elite when he came out of nowhere to make the Wimbledon semifinals at the age of eighteen—and just a few years later, he was ranked number one in the Cannot Be Serious.