The Guv'nor Tapes
By (author) Peter Gerrard
Guv'nor Tapes by Peter Gerrard
Book Description"The Guv'nor" was a classic book that started an entire genre. It was the original and incredible true story of the world's greatest hard man, Lenny McLean. Ever since it was published, fans of Lenny have been clamouring to know more and more about this legendary figure. Now, at last, Lenny's co-author Peter Gerrard has gathered together the stories that Lenny told about his life that did not make it into the original book...Lenny McLean's life story is an inspirational one. A bare-knuckle fighter by profession, he was one of the most notorious figures ever to emerge from the East End of London. Whoever you were, if you did right by the Guv'nor, you'd have a friend for life; if you crossed him, it would be at your peril. His untimely death in 1998, following a battle against cancer, was a tragic loss for family and friends and left his legions of fans shocked and bereft. Now those fans have a unique opportunity to learn more about their hero. So packed with adventures, bouts, rucks and amazing stories was Lenny's life that it would have been impossible to fit his whole life into one book. Thanks to the conversations between Lenny and his 'book man' Peter Gerrard, the parts of his life that were not revealed before are now within these pages to be enjoyed and treasured by generations of his admirers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844543588
(234mm x 153mm x 23mm)
Imprint: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A bare-knuckle fighter turned moviestar, Lenny McLean had powerful friends and terrible enemies. In this biography, he tells stories about his life, including how he knocked out the Mafia's greatest boxer in three minutes, and how he fought to prove his innocence when accused of murder.
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Author Biography - Peter Gerrard
Peter Gerrard is a crime writer and biographer. As well as being a friend of Lenny McLean, he co-wrote Lenny's autobiography, the GUv'nor - the number one bestseller. He has also worked with Reggie Kray and was the co-author on Ronnie Knight's autobiography, Memoirs and Confessions. He lives in Lincolnshire with his wife and son.
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