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Mr Nastase

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A colorful memoir by the former enfant terrible of tennis, Ilie Nastase--winner of two Grand Slam titles and three Grand Slam doubles titles, and twice a Wimbledon finalist.

It would not be an overstatement to say that Ilie Nastase was at least partly responsible for the explosion of interest in tennis in the 1970s. Thanks to his prowess on the court, his flamboyant lifestyle, his sex appeal, and the controversy that continually surrounded him, Nastase's name was well known far ...

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A colorful memoir by the former enfant terrible of tennis, Ilie Nastase--winner of two Grand Slam titles and three Grand Slam doubles titles, and twice a Wimbledon finalist.

It would not be an overstatement to say that Ilie Nastase was at least partly responsible for the explosion of interest in tennis in the 1970s. Thanks to his prowess on the court, his flamboyant lifestyle, his sex appeal, and the controversy that continually surrounded him, Nastase's name was well known far beyond the confines of tennis. In this candid autobiography, he recalls his days as a young troublemaker in Bucharest, his rise in the world of tennis, his incident-packed glory years in the game, and his high-profile life as a playboy. A sparkling memoir, recounted with all the swagger and bravado of the original bad boy of tennis.

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Full of rollicking anecdotes...a splendid book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007181414
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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