All Bets Off


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 footballplayer, playing 11 seasons with the Melbourne Football Club, the effect of this early shocking experience would shadow him throughout his successful sportingcareer. 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 highsand 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 tookhim to the brink of personal and professional destruction. But it is also a tale of read more

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ISBN:

9781742701639

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction , Sport , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2011

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Schwarz