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All Bets are Off
By David Schwarz

All Bets are Off

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All Bets are Off by David Schwarz

Book Description

When he was eight years old, David Schwarz saw his father killed in front of him in a domestic dispute gone wrong. Despite going on to become a star football player, playing 11 seasons with the Melbourne Football Club, the effect of this early shocking experience would shadow him throughout his successful sporting career. This is David Schwarz's honest and courageous story, told in full for the first time. Starting with the trauma of losing his father and riding the highs and lows of his football career, David tells the tale of his eventual undoing - a gambling addiction that saw him lose every dollar he'd ever earned and took him to the brink of personal and professional destruction. But it is also a tale of redemption, as David recounts the moment he turned his life around, and the path of recovery since.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742701639
ISBN-10: 1742701639
Classification: Autobiography: sport , Australian Rules football , Coping with personal problems
Format: Paperback (233mm x 157mm x 30mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2011
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - David Schwarz

Recruited from Sunbury, Schwarz made his AFL debut in 1991. He played 11 seasons with the Demons, retiring in 2002. During his playing days David appeared regularly on Channel 9's The Footy Show, Sunday Football Panel and also appeared as a regular analyst with Triple M. Since retiring from football, David is still heavily involved in the media, co-hosting SEN's 'The Run Home', as game day analyst for Channel 7, and columnist for Inside Football. David is been a passionate advocate for Gamblers Help and works with the Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group and many sporting clubs in highlighting the importance of responsible gambling.

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