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Author: Dwight Gooden; Ellis Henican
Publisher: Boston : New Harvest, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"A brutally honest memoir of talent, addiction, and recovery from one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all time. As a shy nineteen-year-old, Dwight Gooden swept into New York, lifting a team of crazy characters to World Series greatness and giving a beleaguered city a reason to believe. Then he threw it all away. Now, with fresh and sober eyes, the Mets' beloved Dr. K shares the intimate details of his life and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dwight Gooden; Dwight Gooden
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight Gooden; Ellis Henican
ISBN: 9780544027022 0544027027
OCLC Number: 842903482
Description: xviii, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Dreaming --
pt. 2. Playing --
pt. 3. Hurting --
pt. 4. Saving my life.
Responsibility: Dwight Gooden and Ellis Henican.

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"A brutally honest memoir of talent, addiction, and recovery from one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all time. As a shy nineteen-year-old, Dwight Gooden swept into New York, lifting a team of crazy characters to World Series greatness and giving a beleaguered city a reason to believe. Then he threw it all away. Now, with fresh and sober eyes, the Mets' beloved Dr. K shares the intimate details of his life and career, revealing all the extraordinary highs and lows."--Amazon.com.

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