A Cuban Boxer's Journey: Guillermo Rigondeaux, from Castro's by Brin-Jonathan Butler PDF

By Brin-Jonathan Butler

ISBN-10: 1250044707

ISBN-13: 9781250044709

"What is a million cash in comparison to the affection of 8 million Cubans?"

This was once the query posed by means of mythical boxer Teofilo Stevenson within the Seventies, topped by way of many because the Muhammad Ali of Cuba, in line with a proposal of 5 million money to depart his island to struggle Ali. yet now not all Cubans have come to an identical end, not to mention with such obvious ease. Guillermo Rigondeaux, two-time Olympic champion and inheritor to Stevenson's throne, sacrificed every little thing he had in his domestic country—his spouse, his son, his government-subsidized motor vehicle and residence, in addition to common reverence between his fellow citizens—to try and make it within the mecca of big-money boxing, the us of the United States. yet has the opportunity to make strong in the US been definitely worth the lack of his nationwide id and the affection of his countrymen? And to what quantity has he been corrupted by means of the promise of untold riches?

In A Cuban Boxer's trip, writer, filmmaker, and journalist Brin-Jonathan Butler chronicles the interesting and tumultuous profession of Rigondeaux—moody, pushed, and nearly mythically talented––as he makes an attempt to catch the elusive and sometimes punishing American dream. See how this athlete's such a lot daunting problem turns into how he can continue to exist the complicated forces open air of the hoop.

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