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A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez

2 Ratings: -2.0
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 Through exhaustive reporting and interviews, Roberts details A-Rod as a plunge-in-progress, a once-in-a-generation baseball talent tortured by an internal struggle between the polished family man he wants to be and the unabashed hedonist he has … see full wiki

Author: Selena Roberts
Genre: Biography
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date Published: ©2009, February 23, 2010
2 reviews about A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez
review by . June 19, 2013
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A-Rod, by Selena Roberts, doesn't take long to cut to the heart of what it really is. You can tell what it is easily by looking to the top of the cover, where it mentions that Roberts is the Sports Illustrated writer who broke A-Rods steroids scandal.    As far as tomes to the fallen baseball heroes we once loved and wanted to believe in go, A-Rod is even more egregious and angry-written than Jeff Pearlman's The Rocket that Fell to Earth, a biography of Roger Clemens in which …
review by . June 14, 2009
This is Selena Roberts' breakthrough book on the enigma/mystery/adulterous baseball player that is Alex Rodriguez. To be frank, the book was similar to Juiced by Jose Canseco in that the read was very easy. In Roberts' case, the arguments she makes are very flimsy and her statements become repetitive from chapter to chapter (citing the same quote/source/moment page after page).       Additionally, this book is filled with an overwhelming bias, implying to me that 1. The book …
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