Boxer is the story ‘Micky Tyson’, Christened ‘Michael’ by his father after his hero ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. Micky the oldest of four children takes it harder than the others when his father, an unlicensed boxer who had what it takes to turn pro but never did, was killed tragically by a hit and run driver when Micky was only Ten.
We pick up the story when Micky turns fifteen, still struggling to cope with the loss of his Dad, by accident stumbles across his fathers old boxing gym, that he visited many times up until his Dads untimely death.
Will Micky have the courage to face his demons and ghosts and enter the gym? Will he follow his father into pugilism?
This is boxer, this is Micky Tyson’s storey over a ten year period, set in a very real and gritty backdrop of unlicensed boxing in the working class North East of England,
Coming soon in Paperback and Kindle from the author of ‘The Diaries of a Doorman’ series of books Stu Armstrong