All Bets are Off by David Schwarz
Look inside with Google Book Preview
All Bets are Off
By David Schwarz

All Bets are Off

By (author) See other recent books by David Schwarz
With Adam McNicol See other recent books by Adam McNicol
Format: Paperback

Checking availability...



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.

Buy All Bets are Off book by David Schwarz from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


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

Other Editions...


Customers who bought this also bought...


You might also like...

Our Life on Ice by Jayne Torvill Our Life on Ice by Jayne Torvill

The full, definitive life stories of ice-skating legends Torvill & Dean

Driving Ambition - My Autobiography by Andrew Strauss Driving Ambition - My Autobiography by Andrew Strauss

England cricket captain Andrew Strauss gives a candid account of the highs and lows of his remarkable career.

No Limits by Ian Poulter No Limits by Ian Poulter

Ian Poulter is one of golf's most charismatic figures, with an appeal extending way beyond the sport's boundaries. Here he tells his inspirational story, from his early rejection as an Spurs youth player, right through to his match-winning contributions to successive European Ryder Cup triumphs.

No Limits by Ian Poulter No Limits by Ian Poulter

Ian Poulter is one of golf's most charismatic figures, with an appeal extending way beyond the sport's boundaries. Here he tells his inspirational story, from his early rejection as an Spurs youth player, right through to his match-winning contributions to successive European Ryder Cup triumphs.

» View more books like these...

Books By Author David Schwarz

G is for Googol by David Schwarz G is for Googol, Hardback (September 1998)

Explains the meaning of mathematical terms which begin with the different letters of the alphabet from abacus, binary, and cubit to zillion.

» View all books by David Schwarz

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about All Bets are Off book by David Schwarz and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


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.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by David Schwarz close
G is for Googol by David Schwarz
»
Recent books by Adam McNicol close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close