By Andrew William Wright, Booker T. Huffman
A lively story of redemption from a likely insurmountable lifetime of tragedy and crime, this primary autobiography wrestler and television commentator Booker T. Huffman information his lifestyles prior to big name prestige within the ring. starting with Booker T's single-parent upbringing after the passing of his father, this strong account unearths the gritty fact of his formative years--from the ugly twist of fate Booker T witnessed on the age of thirteen that resulted in his mother's dying and his next lifetime of abject poverty as an orphan in city Houston to years of reckless drug use, dealing, and violence that culminated in a five-year criminal sentence for theft. With attractive candor Booker T writes of his refusal to permit his years of crime to cloud his destiny and his selection to take accountability for his lifestyles and make a favorable impression in his neighborhood. This intimate profile chronicles his transition from absentee father to finding his baby in foster care and taking custody; occasions that led Booker T to pursue a greater existence and a occupation with the WWE by means of attending global Wrestling Alliance education camp. It additionally sheds perception into Booker T's courting together with his seven siblings, together with his brother and eventual tag group member Lane "Stevie Ray" Huffman.
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Booker T: From Prison to Promise by Andrew William Wright, Booker T. Huffman